HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – The South Florida man arrested for allegedly luring young girls to his vehicle while performing lewd acts inside made a court appearance Saturday.
25-year-old Umer Tanguawalla was arrested Friday on two counts of lewd and lascivious exhibition involving a child under 16.
According to police, Tanguawalla used his white 2018 BMW M-series to lure preteen girls on three separate occasions.
Police said Tanguawalla would ask the girls to come to the car under the guise of asking a question.
When they would approach the car, the girls would see the man naked from the waist down and masturbating, authorities said.
Police said during two incidents, Tanguawalla was driving a 2018 white BMW M-Series, four-door sedan with lettering on the rear windshield, on the side windows, and the rear bumper.
During a third incident, he approached girls while parked in a white 2015 BMW X-Series SUV.
Police believe there may be additional victims.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Hollywood Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 954-764-4357 or 954-967-4411.
Information can also be given anonymously to Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).