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Man sought after grabbing boy's backpack on ride home from school

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call Crimeline

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man accused of pulling a 12-year-old's backpack as the child rode his bike home from school Friday.

The Sheriff’s Office said the boy was on Lake Underhill Road after leaving Legacy Middle School when the man rode by him on his bike and tugged on his backpack.

Investigators said the boy was not harmed in the incident.

Deputies released a sketch of the man Monday.

NEED TO IDENTIFY: On the afternoon of 8/16, a 12-year-old boy, was riding his bike on Lake Underhill from Legacy Middle...

Posted by Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida on Monday, August 19, 2019

Legacy Middle School officials sent a message to parents to alert them about the incident. (Listen below.)

Anyone with information about the man or the incident is asked to call Crimeline at 800-423-8477.

Watch News 6 for more.


 


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