Manatee deputies search for man who fondled himself at Bradenton bus stop

MANATEE -- Manatee County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who drove up to a school bus stop Friday morning and began fondling himself in front of a 16-year-old girl.

The incident happened about 7 a.m. at a bus stop in the 1200 block of 26th Avenue West, Bradenton, according to a sheriff's office news release.

The girl reported the incident when she arrived at school, the sheriff's office said.

The suspect was described as a man in his 20s, bald or with very short hair and tattoos on his arms. He was driving a black car.

Anyone with information can call the sheriff's office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

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