"Predatory skateboarder" wanted for molesting children in Harlingen
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 21:20:57 GMT —
Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a "predatory skateboarder" accused of befriending and then sexually abusing children in Harlingen.
Harlingen police report that 23-year-old Robert Lee Garcia is wanted on an indecency with a child charge.
Investigators told Action 4 News that Garcia goes by the nickname "Leebra" and is a skateboarding enthusiast.
Police said that Garcia is a "suspected child predator" who befriends children ages 13 to 14 years old and then sexually abuses them.
Garcia is described at 5 feet 6 inches tall with a thin building weighing 118 pounds.
The 23-year-old man has gold caps on his teeth and was last seen skateboarding in the Harlingen area on a longboard.
Harlingen police released a past mugshot in hopes that area residents would recognize him and report him.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Harlingen Area Crime Stoppers Hotline at (956) 425-TIPS or (956) 425-8477.