CLEARWATER, Fla. -
Clearwater Police arrested a 71-year-old man Tuesday on charges that he sexually abused a disabled teenager at the beach at Sand Key Park.
Robert Eugene Mullins faces one count of lewd and lascivious battery of a disabled person.
While at Sand Key Park, the victim's father left the immediate area with another son. The victim, a 16-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, was then approached by Mullins. Mullins then began rubbing tanning oil on the victim's body, including his genital area.
Mullins stopped what he was doing when witnesses on the beach saw what was happening.
The father called police after returning to his son.
The family is from Germany; the boy speaks little English.
Mullins gave police an address in Gettysburg, Pa., but lived in Largo earlier this year.
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