Lewd Suspect Targeting Children, Exposing Himself | Crime

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Lewd Suspect Targeting Children, Exposing Himself

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A series of lewd incidents over the past several months ranging from Mandarin to Mayport has police looking for one person.

According to a news release from Jacksonville Sheriff's Office spokesperson Melissa Bujeda, the first incident was in September 2010.

In all incidents, the suspect drove alongside the victims in a newer model Black Volkswagen Beetle and began talking to them.

Then, the suspect exposed himself as he masturbated, Bujeda indicated.

The victims were between 11 and 16 in most of the incidents, though the victim of the most recent is 20-years old.  All are females.

The incidents happened between 3:25 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. in the following locations:

  • Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 - 700 block of Assisi Lane
  • Thursday, Jan. 13 - 1300 Kernan Blvd.
  • Friday, Sept. 23 - San Pablo area
  • Thursday, Oct. 13 - Loretto/San Jose area
  • Thursday, Oct. 20 - Mayport area
  • Tuesday, Oct. 25 - 3633 Southside Blvd.

The victims were able to offer enough information for police to create two composite sketches of the suspect.

If you know anything that can help find the suspect, call our partner First Coast Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS (8477).  You will remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.


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