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Deputies search for man who raped 12-year-old girl at John Prince Park

Sketch released in hopes of identifying man
Sketch of John Prince Park rapist
Posted at 9:00 AM, Mar 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-14 21:24:13-04

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies are trying to find a man who raped a 12-year-old girl at John Prince Park.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Teri Barbera said the girl was walking along Congress Avenue on Feb. 13 when a man driving an older gray four-door sedan approached her and offered her a ride.

Barbera said the man drove her to John Prince Park, where he raped her.

Deputies released a sketch of the man, who was described as being 60 to 80 with brown eyes, balding white hair and having a mole or birthmark on his lower jaw.

Anyone who can identify the man or has information about the incident is asked to call Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS.