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When This Happens We All Need To Help ID The Perp

Posted December 14th, 2019

Officers desperate to identify male who committed lewd act in front of a child at Walmart.

On Friday, 12-13-19 at approximately 8:30 p.m., the male in the photos attached entered Walmart (355 Cypress Gardens Blvd.) and appeared to be looking for someone. He walks around a bit and then goes to the restroom. He exited the restroom and headed to the toy section where a woman and a 12 year-old child were looking at toys.

The man paces the aisle for a short time and walks up behind the woman while her back is turned looking at merchandise on the shelves. The child, who was standing near the cart, witnessed the man masturbating onto the back of the woman. When the woman turned to the child she noticed the child was obviously distressed.

She asked what was the matter and the child told her what the man did. By the time the woman turned to look, the suspect was gone. (The incident was captured on video at a distance, however it is not available at this time.)

Anyone who recognizes this man or sees him in public is asked to call the on duty supervisor immediately at 863-401-2256. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Heartland Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-TIPS (8477).