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Crime Stoppers tip leads to arrest of suspected Fort Pierce child molester

Noe Cardenas
Fort Pierce Police Dept.

(FORT PIERCE, FL)– After appealing to the public for help police on the Treasure Coast arrested a 56 year old man in connection with a child molestation case.

Fort Pierce cops took Noe Cardenas into custody on Wednesday thanks to a tip from Crime Stoppers.

Detectives say Cardenas sexually assaulted a young girl at a Goodwill thrift store located in the Sabal Palm Plaza on South US-1 Tuesday.

According to a FPPD Facebook post, Cardenas also confessed to a separate molestation incident which took place at another store back in August.

He was arrested and charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation.

Anyone with additional information on Cardenas is encouraged to contact Det. Kevin Mohamed at 772-467-6905 or kmohamed@fppd.org, or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477.