WINTER HAVEN (Fla.) – A Florida man was accused of masturbating at Walmart’s toy department. According to Winter Haven police, he surrendered.
Police say Elias Alan Arturo Flor, 19, turned up at Winter Haven Police Department Saturday evening after investigators took a photo and asked for help from the community.
Officers claimed Flor indecently acted in front of a 12-year old boy Friday night as he was shopping in a Walmart toys aisle at 355 Cypress Gardens with his mother. Police say Flor masturbated against the woman’s back. While she was looking at the items in her shopping cart and on the shelves, Flor masturbated on her back. According to police, the boy was next to Flor’s shopping cart at the time of the incident. Police confirmed that the boy’s story was confirmed by the video of the incident.
Charlie Byrd, Winter Haven Police Chief, said that the situation was “absolutely disgusting.” “I salute the courage of the child to speak out and give the details that allowed us to pass on the information to the media to help us finally arrest the suspect.”
Flor was charged with battery, indecent acts while in the presence of a 16-year-old child.