84-year-old man takes 13-year-old girl on vacation and sexually assaults her

William Flanders
William Flanders
By: Mason White  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

An elderly man preyed on a young girl and sexually assaulted her multiple times while she was on vacation, according to police in Florida.

Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, have charged the man with lewd and lascivious molestation after he inappropriately touched the 13-year-old girl in Pinellas County.

Detectives began their investigation after the victim revealed the crime to an adult.

Through their investigation, detectives determined that on multiple occasions, the suspect, identified as 84-year-old William Flanders, touched the victim in a sexually inappropriate manner.

It was further determined that the incident occurred while the suspect was vacationing with the victim in Pinellas County.

Detectives say through various investigative techniques, they were able to confirm the incidents took place. Flanders was arrested by the Jupiter Police Department at his home located at 6301 Winding Lake Drive.

He was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail without incident.