AVENTURA, FLA. (WSVN) - - Police on Thursday arrested a suspected child molester in Aventura.

Jonathan David Taitz, 23, was accused of assaulting an 8-year-old girl near a public pool.

According to police, in July, Taitz brought the child over to a secluded area at 19707 Turnberry Way, then intentionally touched her in a lewd manner.

The victim, police said, told him to stop several times, but Taitz refused.

He turned himself in and was charged with lewd and lascivious molestation.

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