Tampico police officer charged with child molestation

Tampicos police officer accused of sexually assaulting a child in an SUV in Tampa has been charged with aggravated sexual assault.

According to an arrest affidavit, an incident happened on June 10.

The victim was 12 and said she had been in a car with two others at the time.

The vehicle had been parked in a vacant lot at the intersection of Route 545 and the Tampa Bay Expressway.

The affidavit states that one of the males got out of the car and “attempted to sexually assault the 12 year old girl.”

The girl’s mother told police that the male’s face was covered with his pants and he said, “I can’t believe I’m doing this.”

The affidavit says that when the other male came out of his car, he “attended to the victim while attempting to sexually molest the 12-year old.”

According to the affidavit, the victim was able to “pull away from the male and fled from the area.”

Tampicom police released the following statement about the case:Tampico Police Chief Kevin O’Toole says the officer was arrested and charged with first-degree aggravated sexual abuse and child abuse.

“This is an egregious case that has a high level of risk to the public and it has a tragic impact on our community,” he said.

Tampa police did not respond to a request for comment.

Tampicon, which is about 40 miles (64 kilometers) northwest of Tampa, is a small, rural community.

The area is home to many of the nation’s most prominent, high-paying jobs.

The city has a population of about 6,000 people and has about 4,400 police officers.

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