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Serial Aberdeen flasher who hid from cops in long grass banned …

A serial flasher caught crawling through long grass to hide from cops has been banned from parks, beaches and woodland.

Rae, who has convictions for similar offences exposed his genitals and performed a sex act during the incident on March 17.

The terrified woman contacted police who immediately attended and searched the area for 49-year-old Rae, before spotting him on all fours crawling through long grass trying to hide.

And now Rae, who the court heard had “urges” to expose himself, has been banned from parks, leisure parks, beaches and forest areas unless he has the prior approval of his supervising officer.

He was also ordered not to approach, follow or communicate with unknown females in public.

Fiscal depute Susan Love told Aberdeen Sheriff Court: “At around 2pm a witness was in Tyrebagger Woods walking her dog.

“She saw a male, the accused, standing 8-10 metres into the woods by a tree.

“At this time she saw he was facing directly towards her.”

Ms Love said Rae had his genitals exposed and was performing a sex act.

She added: “The witness believed the accused fully intended her to see this.

“She felt threatened and immediately hurried out of the woods. She contacted police to report the incident.

“Police were on mobile patrol and after receiving a call immediately attended Tyrebagger Woods.

“They spoke to the witness who advised them of the circumstances and gave a description. Read from source….