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Lee County man found peering through window of home in Fort Myers

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Posted at 9:51 AM, Mar 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-30 09:51:18-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a home in Fort Myers about a suspicious male peering through someone’s window.

When Deputies arrived they found Hugo Topete Alcaraz, 40, with his hands cupped around his eyes and his face pressed up against a window of a residence.

Deputies made contact with Alcaraz who then sprinted away, attempting to flee from deputies.

A short foot pursuit occurred but quickly ended with Alcaraz in handcuffs.

Alcaraz was then transported to a local hospital where he received treatment for minor injuries he sustained while avoiding arrest.

Deputies charged Alcaraz with Voyeurism for secretly observing the victim where she had a reasonable expectation of privacy, Resisting Officer without Violence and Loitering or Prowling.

Alcaraz was transported to the Lee County Jail.