WINTER Haven, Fla. – After his picture was shared on the internet an Florida man who was accused of sexual harassment at Walmart’s toy department voluntarily surrendered, according Winter Haven police.
Police said 19-year old Elias Alan-Arturo Flor was found at the Winter Haven Police Department on Saturday evening , after police released a photograph of him. They also asked the public to help them identify the man.
Police claimed Flor did an inappropriate act in the presence of a 12-year-old boy on Friday evening while shopping with his mom in a Walmart toy aisle located at 355 Cypress Gardens. According to the police report, Flor masturbated on the woman’s back. as she looked over the things on the shelves and her shopping cart. The boy was standing close to the cart at the time the incident occurred was able to tell his mother what transpired but Flor disappeared before she could even see the suspect, according to police. The footage of the alleged incident was in line with the boy’s account police said.
“This incident is truly horrifying,” said Winter Haven Police Chief Charlie Byrd. “I salute the courage shown by the child to come forward and share the details that we can relay to the media, which helped in the arrest of the suspect.”
Flor was detained and was charged with battery and sexually indecent conduct in an environment with a minor 16 years old or younger.
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