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Lakeland, FL Police Department
Friday August 3rd, 2012 :: 11:36 a.m. EDT


Suspect arrested for Lewd/Lascivious Molestation of a 15 year old

On August 2, 2012, at approximately 4:00 p.m., the suspect, MD Resaul Karim, 33, engaged in a lewd and lascivious act with the victim. The victim, a 15 year old female, went to the Coastal mart, located at 3510 Cleveland Heights Boulevard to make a purchase. While there, the suspect asked the victim to enter a storage area. The suspect then began kissing and groping the victim, and then exposed himself to the victim. The victim left the store and reported the incident to her mother, who contacted police.

Lakeland Police detectives made contact with the suspect and he was arrested and is being charged with 2 counts of Lewd/Lascivious Molestation and 1 count of Lewd/Lascivious Exhibition. He was transported to Polk County.

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Lakeland, FL Police Department
219 N Massachusetts Ave
Lakeland, FL 33801

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Non-emergencies: 863-834-6900

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