A man has been arrested after police allege he was found hiding in the room of a teenage girl he had been having sex with for over a month.
Johnathan Lee Rossmoine, 36, was caught hiding in a closet in the girl’s Spring Hill home in the US state of Florida last Sunday (local time), police claim.
It’s been reported her parents called officers for help.
The girl, 15, reportedly met Rossmoine on a phone app two years ago and referred to him as her boyfriend when asked by police.
It’s alleged Rossmoine drove from Louisiana to Spring Hill on several occasions to have sex with the victim.
Rossmoine reportedly told police on this current trip he had been in Hernando County for about five weeks and had sex with the victim on numerous occasions.
The teen said he had been living in her bedroom since August 19.
“The suspect would hide in the closet when the victim’s parents were home, only coming out when they left for work,” police said.
“Rossmoine further advised numerous sexual encounters also occurred in his van, which was parked in proximity to the victim’s house.
“The victim indicated initially telling Rossmoine about being 18 before admitting prior to meeting in person to actually being 15.”
Rossmoine has been charged with Lewd and Lascivious Behavior with a Victim between the age of 12 and 16 and Obscene Communication, Travel to Meet After Use of Computer to Lure Child.
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