Newsday/Keiko Morris

William Flahive, a 41 year old Glen Cove man, was arrested late last week after he allegedlyfollowed three teenage girls in his car in Westbury while simulating a sexual act. The three girls,one age 11, the other 13, were walking on Maple Avenue around 4:30 p.m. September 11, when Flahive,of 8 Saxon Court, pulled up next to the girls in his 1996 Saab with his pants around his ankles andhis underwear visible. The girls went home and told their parents. It wasn't until one of the 13year olds and her mother saw him in the car again that the incident was reported to the police. Hemother wrote down the license plate number and told police. Flahive was arrested at his home thatevening. He is charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and public lewdness. Adesk appearance ticket was issued and bail was set at $1,250, which he posted that day. Police areasking anyone with additional information about similar incidents to call 1-800-244-TIPS.

(New York)