FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Franklin Police Department is searching for a man accused of groping a 14-year-old boy Friday night in a Cool Springs movie theater.
According to authorities, the assault — which was sexual in nature — took place in the men’s restroom at the AMC Thoroughbred 20.
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Police said the suspect initially approached the teenager and his friends at the concession stand, engaged them in small talk, and later followed them into the theater.
When the victim got up and went to the restroom, the suspect followed him in before he “sexually groped” the teen, officials said.
However, the suspect allegedly left the cinema after the teen ran from the restroom and returned to his friends.
A picture released by the police department shows the suspect wearing what appears to be black pants and a pink shirt with “Just Do It” written across the front. He also had a goatee and braided hair, authorities said.
You can also watch surveillance video of the suspect by following this link.
Anyone with information about the incident or the suspect is asked to call the Franklin Police Department at 615-794-2513. You can also qualify for a cash reward by providing information with an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 615-794-4000 or an anonymous eTip.
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