Mon. May 20th, 2019

Deputies release sketch after 2 Orlando girls groped while walking to school

Deputies have released a sketch of a man accused of groping two girls while they were walking to school earlier this week in Orlando. Officials with the Orange County Sheriff's Office said the groper was on a BMX bike when he approached one of the girls. After an incident Monday morning near Blankner Elementary School,…
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Deputies have released a sketch of a man accused of groping two girls while they were walking to school earlier this week in Orlando. Officials with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said the groper was on a BMX bike when he approached one of the girls. After an incident Monday morning near Blankner Elementary School, and a second Tuesday morning near Boone High School, parents at both schools received a call out.“It’s scary,” said parent Gina Ayers. “It’s really scary.”“We’ve been made aware of two separate incidents in which unknown individuals have approached students from Blankner School and Boone High School while on their way to school this week,” said the recording from the principal at Blankner. “Students are safe and reported the incident as soon as they arrived at school.”According to OCSO, a student was walking to Blankner on Michigan Street on Monday when a man on a BMX-style bike came up behind her and touched her inappropriately.A similar incident was reported by a student at Boone on Tuesday.OPD is investigating the second incident, and so far has only said it was a man on a bike.Ayers not only lives in the area, but also has a student at Boone.She said she’ll be on the lookout armed with the information she has so far.“They said it was a BMX bike. I do see, in my runs and in my rides, because I’m out every day here, I have seen a few people and a BMX bike does stand out,” she said.OCSO said it’s working to put together a sketch to circulate.In the meantime, the call out recommends parents talk with their children and walk to school in pairs or groups.“They tell the kids,” Ayers said in support of the school’s transparency. “Which can be hard for the kids to hear that, but they make sure the kids know exactly what’s going on so they can be very aware of it, too.”The incident near Blankner happened around 9 a.m., and the one at Boone was at 6:45 a.m., but students and residents should be on alert at all hours.

ORLANDO, Fla. —

Deputies have released a sketch of a man accused of groping two girls while they were walking to school earlier this week in Orlando.

Officials with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said the groper was on a BMX bike when he approached one of the girls.

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On 05/06/2019, at 9:18 a.m., OCSO responded to 2500 block of Mills Ave., where a victim said as she walked to school, she was approached by a black male on a dark BMX style bike who touched her inappropriately. pic.twitter.com/8Z0NfQEwt8

— Orange County Sheriff’s Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) May 10, 2019

After an incident Monday morning near Blankner Elementary School, and a second Tuesday morning near Boone High School, parents at both schools received a call out.

“It’s scary,” said parent Gina Ayers. “It’s really scary.”

“We’ve been made aware of two separate incidents in which unknown individuals have approached students from Blankner School and Boone High School while on their way to school this week,” said the recording from the principal at Blankner. “Students are safe and reported the incident as soon as they arrived at school.”

According to OCSO, a student was walking to Blankner on Michigan Street on Monday when a man on a BMX-style bike came up behind her and touched her inappropriately.

A similar incident was reported by a student at Boone on Tuesday.

OPD is investigating the second incident, and so far has only said it was a man on a bike.

Ayers not only lives in the area, but also has a student at Boone.

She said she’ll be on the lookout armed with the information she has so far.

“They said it was a BMX bike. I do see, in my runs and in my rides, because I’m out every day here, I have seen a few people and a BMX bike does stand out,” she said.

OCSO said it’s working to put together a sketch to circulate.

In the meantime, the call out recommends parents talk with their children and walk to school in pairs or groups.

“They tell the kids,” Ayers said in support of the school’s transparency. “Which can be hard for the kids to hear that, but they make sure the kids know exactly what’s going on so they can be very aware of it, too.”

The incident near Blankner happened around 9 a.m., and the one at Boone was at 6:45 a.m., but students and residents should be on alert at all hours.

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