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Cary Flasher Strikes Again

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A composite sketch of the man police say fondled several young girls
CARY — Experts say sexual attacks often build on other acts. Wednesday, police in Wake County were trying to catch a man who's been fondling young girls.They hope to get the suspect before his perversion takes another dangerousstep.

Officers say the suspect is very aggressive, and that has them concerned.The latest attack happened Tuesday afternoon on Ramblewood Drive in WakeCounty. That's between Apex and Cary. A man approached amiddle-school-aged girl riding her bicycle. He struck up a conversationwith her then fondled her. Her sister was inside her house at the time.She saw everything that was happening outside. The attacker left when thesister came out of the house and started to yell.

Police say the suspect is between 18-23 years old with long, brown hairpulled back in a ponytail. He's driving a white work van with a NorthCarolina commercial license plate.

Lieutenant Dan Nagle of the Wake County Sheriff's Department considers thesuspect a predator who is fixated on young girls. He believes the flasherwill strike again if he sees another girl he is attracted to in the samemanner.

Cary police say the same man fondled two other girls and exposed himselfin two other attacks all in the same general area.

If the person is the sketch is familiar to you, you're asked to call yourlocal law enforcement agency as soon as possible.

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