Palm Bay police search for Peeping Tom

Man performed sex act while looking into girl's room

PALM BAY, Fla. - Palm Bay police are searching for a Peeping Tom who exposed himself and committed a lewd act while peering into the bedroom window of a 12-year-old girl.

The incident occurred around 9:15 p.m. on Aug. 27 in a neighborhood near Norman Street in Palm Bay.

According to police, a witness spotted the man in the driveway of a home committing the sex act.

According to Palm Bay police, the witness said the man appeared to be looking into the girl's bedroom, and he ran off after being approached by the witness. 

Officers conducted a search but did not find the culprit, who was described as a white man about 6 feet tall and 160 pounds.  He has gray shaved hair and blue eyes, and hew was wearing baggy denim shorts.  The man was also described as "weathered."

A composite sketch was released by police on Tuesday.

Residents in the neighborhood say they're concerned with the man being on the loose.

"I'm very concerned about it because I have grandchildren in this neighborhood and they need to catch this guy," said resident Michael O'Malley.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.

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