Suspect Wanted for Lewd and Lascivious Act on a 14-Year-Old Girl

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Vista Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public's help to locate an unknown suspect wanted in connection with a lewd act on a 14-year-old girl.

On March 21, 2018 at about 7:00 p.m., a man walked into the Panda Express located at 20 Main Street in Vista and grabbed the buttocks of a 14-year-old girl while she was waiting in line to order food.  The suspect never said anything and quickly exited the restaurant.  He was last seen leaving the scene in a black sedan.  

The suspect is described as a Black male between 35 to 45-years old, standing 5’9” tall and weighing about 200 pounds.

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If you recognize the suspect call the Vista Sheriff’s Station at (760) 940-4551 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Information on how to send anonymous emails and mobile app tips can be found on our website