CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) News outlets report 60-year-old John Stapleton was arrested Thursday on charges including lewd and lascivious molestation of a victim under 12.
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office deputies say the attack happened at a Crestview middle school that was turned into temporary housing for shelter from Hurricane Michael.
Deputies say a witness reported seeing a video of the homeless man touching a child in inappropriately underneath her clothing.
They say authorities found the video and Stapleton admitted to touching the girl, though says it was "not in a lewd manner."
It's unclear if Stapleton has a lawyer.