MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Police have arrested a peeping Tom accused of committing lewd acts outside a girl’s window in Hialeah.
Police said it happened Monday, in the 1400 block of W. 41st Street, shortly after midnight.READ MORE: Parkland first responder weighs in on Uvalde massacre: ‘It’s gut wrenching’
Authorities said Lazaro Riestra, 52, of Hialeah, was peering through a girl’s window while pleasuring himself when he was confronted by the girl’s father.
The arrest report says Riestra pulled a knife and swung it in the direction of the girl’s dad and then took off running.READ MORE: Residents fed up with Biscayne Bay parties
Riestra was followed and eventually restrained by the victim until police arrived.
Police said Riestra provided them with a fictitious name and date of birth.
Riestra was transported to Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.MORE NEWS: 'Hidden Worlds': An immersive voyage into deepest oceans & mesmerizing mangroves through state-of-the-art technology
He faces aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, lewd and lascivious behavior and providing false identification after the arrest.