Thornlands man, 26, charged with wilful exposure as police make fraud arrest during Birkdale raid

A 26-year-old Thornlands man has been charged after allegedly exposing himself to several women in the Redlands.

CAUGHT OUT: A Thornlands man has been charged with wilful exposure and stalking after a series of incidents in the Redlands.

CAUGHT OUT: A Thornlands man has been charged with wilful exposure and stalking after a series of incidents in the Redlands.

Police allege a woman was running along Tindappah Drive South at Thornlands in August when a partially-dressed man left a white ute parked on the street and exposed himself.

It is also alleged a man was involved in a similar incident with a woman walking alone at Cleveland's Oyster Point Park in September.

In November, a man allegedly removed his clothes while following a woman who was walking her dog through a bush reserve on Alperton Road at Burbank.

Police said he followed the woman to her car before fleeing the scene in a white ute.

Cleveland police have charged the 26-year-old with two counts of wilful exposure and one count of stalking.

He is due to appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Man charged after allegedly defrauding elderly man

POLICE have charged a 33-year-old man at Birkdale after an almost six month long investigation into the fraud of an elderly man.

The man is alleged to have dishonestly convinced the 95-year-old to part with $680,000 over three months in 2020. Police allege he also accessed the man's bank account and stole $20,000.

Detectives charged the 33-year-old with three counts of fraud, one count of stealing and one count of computer hacking after raiding a Birkdale property on Monday.

The man is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on February 2, 2022.

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