Two men charged with groping undercover detective in parks

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Posted: Monday, September 9, 2013 4:40 pm | Updated: 4:49 pm, Mon Sep 9, 2013.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Two Port Charlotte men were arrested for separate incidents Friday after an undercover detective says they groped him in public parks.

72-year-old Americo Jorge was arrested in Sunrise Park on Edgewater Drive when the detective says that while having a conversation, Jorge rubbed the detectives genitals over his clothing.

83-year-old Richard Williams was arrested later that same day in Kiwanis Park on Donora Street.  Again, the detective says that Williams reached out and grabbed his genitals while having a conversation with him.

Both men were charged on battery charges and taken to the Charlotte County Jail.

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