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Authorities seek info on sex abuse case

Posted at 4:10 PM, Apr 19, 2016

Authorities in Manatee County are asking the public to contact them with any information regarding the arrest of a man for lewd or lascivious acts earlier this week.

On Sunday, Omar Freitas-Velez, 27, was arrested and charged with two counts of lewd or lascivious acts and two counts of traveling to meet a minor and engage in sexual acts, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

The victim is 14, authorities say.

Anyone with information on the investigation is being asked to call MCSO at 941-747-3011.