SEMINOLE, Fla. (WFLA) – Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking any information about a man who reportedly grabbed and chased a teen Friday afternoon.
Authorities say the victim, 15, was walking home on Oakhurst Road from Seminole High School when the man waited behind a bush until a crossing guard left the area. That’s when he approached the victim from behind, and slapped her buttocks.
When the victim ran, the man followed her for nearly half a mile until he could no longer keep up with her.
Deputies say the man is a white male, 40-50 years old, with a thin build, gray hair and was wearing a yellow t-shirt.
Anyone with information about the man is asked to cally Crime Stoppers of Pinellas at 1-800-873-TIPS or at crimestoppersofpinellas.org.