By Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man accused of fondling a 12-year-old girl in Doral has been arrested.

The girl told police while taking out the trash last Thursday, January 6th, a man later identified as 61-year-old Thomas Newsome approached her. She said Newsome offered her $20 to have sex with him, according to his arrest report.

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The girl said no and began to walk away.

Newsome reportedly approached the girl again, fondled her, and then left the area with his dog.

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On January 8th, the girl spotted him again in her neighborhood and the police were called.

During questioning Newsome, who is homeless, denied the allegations.

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He’s been charged with lewd and lascivious molestation of a child under 16 and lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under 16. Team