OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Deputies say that a homeless man in Okaloosa County sexually molested a six-year-old child at a school being used as an emergency hurricane shelter during Hurricane Michael.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office says that 60-year-old John Stapleton was arrested on Thursday and is being charged with lewd and lascivious molestation of a victim under the age of 12.
They went on to say that a victim told deputies that she saw a recording of the child being touched in a lewd manner underneath her clothing. Investigators reviewed the video and Stapleton also later admitted touching the victim, but he says not in a lewd manner.
The incident reportedly took place at Davidson Middle School, which was being used to house people seeking shelter from Hurricane Michael.
See the full Facebook post that the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office made below.