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Man Wanted for Touching a Juvenile in Franklin County

Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 9:33 PM, May 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-07 17:52:35-04

ST. TERESA BEACH, FL. (WTXL) - The Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office are looking for a man who is wanted for touching a minor inappropriately last month.

Law Enforcement say, the incident happened on April 25, around 4:15 a.m. They say that's when an unknown male entered a home in St. Teresa Beach in Franklin County and assaulted a female juvenile by touching her in a lewd manner while she was asleep in bed. The victim left the room and alerted others in the home. The intruder fled in a grey Chevrolet Silverado or similar pickup truck.

The male is described as approximately 6 feet tall, average build with curly or wavy brown hair. The suspect is believed to be in his 20's or 30's with a tattoo across his upper back. 

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Tallahassee Regional Operations Center at 800-342-0820 or the Franklin County Sheriff's Office at 850-670-8083.