Deputies Seeking Suspicious Person Approaching Women Late at Night


 CLERMONT – Lake County Deputies are wanting to talk to a person who has reportedly been approaching women late at night in a suspicious manner at two apartment complexes in Clermont according to a press release.

According to deputies, a black or Hispanic man approached women on four separate occasions on November 30th and December 2nd near the Four Corners area in Clermont.

The incidents took place at the Ashton Chase Apartments and Carrington Apartments according to a flier prepared by the Sheriff’s Department.


Deputies are unsure of what the man’s intentions are and are asking women in the surrounding area to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity immediately.

According to the description on the flier, the man is approximately 6 feet tall with a medium muscular build and has a chipped front tooth. He was last seen wearing a zipper jacket, khaki pants, and a baseball cap.

Using the description provided by witnesses, deputies were able to make a composite sketch shown above.

Deputies are asking that anyone who may have information on this man’s identity or his whereabouts or anyone who sees someone matching this description to contact Detective Watkins with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office at (352)343-9529 or Crimeline at (407)423-TIPS.