Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-216

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 22, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Lewd & Lascivious

    Deputies want to identify suspect that approached juvenile.
    • Tuesday
    • April 21, 2015
    • Time: 4:50 PM
    • Terrace Drive and Cranberry Lane
    • Brandon

    Suspect:

    • White or Hispanic male, early to mid 20's, slender build, curly black hair, thin mustache/beard (chinstrap style).

    Suspect Vehicle:

    • 2002-2005 dark blue Ford Explorer with black rims, silver lug cover, dull silver gray front and rear bumper and several bumper stickers on the tailgate portion of the vehicle.

    Victim:

    • 12-year-old female

    Details:

    On April 21, 2015 at approximately 4:30 pm, near the intersection of Terrace Drive and Cranberry Lane in Brandon, the juvenile victim was walking home from Mann Middle School. The victim was approached by the suspect driving a dark blue Ford Explorer. The suspect asked the victim how old she was and told her that she was cute. The suspect proceeded to expose his genitalia to the victim and began to masturbate. He also stated “is it big or not”. The victim walked to the nearest residence. The suspect fled the area.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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