Man Had Sex With Teen Boy in Coral Springs Library: Police

Detectives busted a man Tuesday after he allegedly had sex with a teen boy in a library in Coral Springs.

Robert Gittle, 25, was taken into custody after the alleged crime took place inside the restroom at the Northwest Regional Library, according to officials. Gittle and a the 14-year-old victim connected through social networking app Grindr and eventually started communicating via text messages, a police report said.

"Parents found out about the conversation and notified police," said Det. Ernesto Bruna. Gittle allegedly told the 14-year-old he was 18 years old.

The 25-year-old suspect appeared before a bond court judge Wednesday and was ordered held on $1 million bond. Gittle was charged with several counts of lewd and lascivious battery on a minor.

He is currently indicted out of the state of New Jersey on child pornography charges. Detectives said Gittle may have more victims.

Anyone with information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

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