Florida Man Accused Of Molesting 6-Year-Old At Hurricane Michael Shelter

posted by Jessi Minneci - 

A North Florida man is accused of molesting a 6-year-old girl at an emergency hurricane shelter.

News outlets report 60-year-old John Stapleton was arrested Thursday on charges including lewd and lascivious molestation of a victim under 12. 

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputies say the attack happened at a Crestview middle school that was turned into temporary housing for shelter from Hurricane Michael.

Deputies say a witness reported seeing a video of the homeless man touching a child in inappropriately underneath her clothing. 

They say authorities found the video and Stapleton admitted to touching the girl, though says it was "not in a lewd manner."

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