Man sought after lewd act committed against teen

Posted at 6:02 AM, Dec 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-07 06:02:21-05

Greenacres police are looking for a man accused of molesting a 13-year-old boy on Saturday.  

The victim told police the man approached him at the Crown Plaza Shopping Center on Melaleuca Lane around 1:08 p.m.

Police said the attacker and teen had a brief conversation before the man grabbed the juvenile's groin area several times.  

Video from the plaza shows the juvenile making attempts to leave, but the man is seen holding onto the teen's bicycle handle bars. 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man between 35- and 40-years-old who 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 210 to 250 pounds.

Police said the man has damage to one of his eyes or might even be missing an eye.

He was last seen riding a mountain bike southbound on Jog Road toward Lantana.

If you have any information please contact Detective Torres with Greenacres police at 561-642-2160.