Ocala man accused of innapropriate contact with girl during 'manhunt' game

By Dave Carriere, ClickOrlando.com staff
Published On: Jul 05 2013 04:47:38 PM EDT
Frederick Wood

Frederick Wood.

OCALA, Fla. -

Marion County Sheriff's detectives Thursday arrested an Ocala man they say had inappropriate contact with a girl younger than 16 years old.

Frederick D. Wood, 20, was charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious battery after detectives say they learned Wood had inappropriate contact twice with the victim.

Wood admitted to attempting to have sexual intercourse with the victim while playing a game of "manhunt" in a wooded area, according to a police report.

Wood was transported to Marion County Jail, where he is being held on $30,000 bond.

Anyone with information about Wood and his interaction with children is urged to call 352-368-3586 or give an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 368-7867.

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