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Father catches man sexually assaulting 6-year-old son in restaurant bathroom

By Mason White 5:15 PM August 24, 2015
Keith Andre Sykes 

By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A father walked into a restaurant bathroom and found a man sexually assaulting his 6-year-old son.

33-year-old Keith Andre Sykes of Florida, was arrested after he was found in a dumpster.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to McDonald’s on the in 3100 block of Emerson, on a possible sexual assault of a 6-year-old boy in the bathroom.

Police said that a family of 4 went to the restaurant for a meal. Their 6 and 7-year-old sons went to the bathroom. The 7-year-old boy returned to the table, but the 6-year-old boy stayed behind.

The father went to check on him. As the father went to the bathroom, he noticed a man in the stall with his young son.

The man, who was later identified as Sykes, managed to run out of the bathroom. The father chased after him, but Sykes got away.

Sykes, who is homeless, was found hiding in a dumpster, and he was arrested and charged with capital sexual assault.

“It’s hard to tell exactly what happened in that stall, but based on forensics evidence and medical exams, it’s clear that some kind of sex crime happened,” police said.