Department store sexual abuse suspect identified and arrested - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

Department store sexual abuse suspect identified and arrested

Posted:
Bilton Lester Bilton Lester
SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS SURVEILLANCE PHOTOS
BECKLEY (WVVA) -

Police have arrested a man suspected in a May 1st sexual abuse case.  Beckley Police Detective Morgan Bragg says tips from the public and help from the West Virginia State Police led him to the home of Bilton Lester, 54, of Oceana, WVa.

Lester is accused of harassing a woman inside Ollie's Department Store in Beckley before following her to her vehicle where he allegedly touched her sexually.

Lester was arrested around 1:00 PM Wednesday afternoon at his home.

He's charged with first degree sexual abuse and indecent exposure.  Bond was set at $25,000.

Powered by Frankly