ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A 15-year-old girl skateboarding along a footpath in St. Petersburg was pulled off her board and raped Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The girl told police she was skateboarding along a path between the 4700 block of US-19 and 31st Street when she was grabbed and attacked.
The man forced the girl to perform a sexual act before she managed to get away.
It's the second time in recent days a teenager was attacked while skateboarding in St. Petersburg.
Police are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect who opened fire on an 18-year-old over the weekend who was skateboarding in St.Pete.
The teen was shot in the knee and back. He is now recovering.