Sunday, February 25, 2018
Public safety

Seminole man accused of inappropriately touching girl who was recording on iPod Touch

SEMINOLE — A man is in jail after video from a young girl's iPod Touch recorded him inappropriately touching her while she visited his home, according to sheriff's deputies.

Dennis Douglas Keihl, 66, also gave the girl alcoholic beverages Tuesday night while she stayed with him at 8998 91st St. N in Seminole, according to an arrest report. The Touch video showed him asking the girl if she wanted another drink, which she declined, deputies said. The girl had been trying to fall asleep on a couch in Keihl's living room when he repeatedly tried to touch her thighs and belly, deputies said. Keihl was apparently unaware that the girl was recording him on her iPod Touch. An arrest report did not include the girl's age.

Keihl was arrested Friday night on a charge of child abuse. He was later released from the Pinellas County Jail on $5,000 bail.

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