Central Florida Man Arrested for Molesting Young Girls at Disney Springs

Jonathan D

Central Florida Man Arrested for Molesting Young Girls at Disney Springs

A Central Florida man has been arrested for grabbing two young girls when he was visiting Disney Springs this week, according to local news outlets.

Marshall Diehl

WESH reports that 22 year-old Marshall Diehl of St. Cloud, Florida was arrested this week after being accused of grabbing a young girl outside the World of Disney Store at Disney Springs on Tuesday, May 30. A witness chased the man out of the store, but he was able to get away. The incident was reported to Disney security.

Deputies arrested Diehl for a similar crime on Wednesday, May 31. The officers were summoned after Diehl returned to the World of Disney Store to grab another child while she was looking at keychains, and was this time apprehended. Deputies located Diehl in the Orange garage, where he was detained. The victim and a witness were able to positively identify him as the offender.

Diehl is charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation, and is currently in Orange County Jail.

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  • Jonathan D

    Originally from Los Angeles and Honolulu, Jonathan is a fan of cinema and theme parks who grew up on the original California Disneyland, and nurtures a particular admiration in Orlando for EPCOT and Disney's Animal Kingdom. His favorite resort on Earth would be Disneyland Paris, which doesn't seem to get the full admiration it deserves. You can find him in the Hufflepuff Common Room by the kitchens at jonathan.doughty@wdwnt.com.