Man sought in connection with attempted sexual battery at spa

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Police are searching for a man who is wanted in connection with an attempted sexual battery that occurred over the weekend at a spa in Fort Lauderdale.

Police said the incident occurred around 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Angel Day Spa at 208 SE 12th St.

According to authorities, the man walked into the spa and inquired about pricing.

Surveillance video then shows him exposing himself to the employee, who police said was working by herself at the time.

Police said the woman panicked and ran for help, but the man grabbed her and threw her to the floor.

The video shows the man trying to sexually assault the woman before he flees the scene.

Authorities described the subject as a white male who is between 25 and 35 years old. Police said he is about 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs about 200 pounds. He has black hair and a full beard.

On Tuesday, officers went door-to-door in Fort Lauderdale with flyers, in hope that someone may have seen something or have surveillance footage that may have captured the subject.

Authorities said he was last seen wearing a black Louis Vuitton-inspired mask.

Anyone with information about his identity is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477. A reward of up to $3,000 is offered for information that leads to an arrest.

All callers will remain strictly anonymous.

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