Alleged flasher banned from riding city's rail network

By Jimmy Ellingham

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A man accused of exposing himself to other passengers on Auckland trains has been banned from riding the city's rail network.

Before a registrar in the Auckland District Court today, Conrad Shannon Courtney, 36, entered no pleas to two charges of performing indecent acts on KiwiRail trains.

The charges carry a maximum penalty of two years' jail.

He was bailed until next month and, for now, cannot travel by train.

"That's fine I can catch the bus," Courtney said.

He must also live at a Glen Eden property.

Court documents show the alleged indecency happened on December 12 and 21. Police have said on those dates, Courtney sat close to young women, before exposing himself and performing indecent acts.

Outside court Courtney told APNZ he planned to plead not guilty to both charges. He said he was riding the train on the days the alleged offences happened but has not exposed himself or committed any indecencies.

"There's no evidence or anything like that.''

He said facing charges was "a little bit weird'


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