Sheriff: Man waves genitals in front of kids at swimming hole

Ronnie McLarrin is accused of exposing his genitals to kids at a swimming hole in Marion County, Fla. (Marion County Sheriff's Office)

MOUNT DORA, Fla. (WPEC) - A day at the swimming hole turned into a frightening experience for several young kids in central Florida.

The Marion County Sheriff's Office said a man dropped his shorts and stood naked in front of children at the Blue Sink swimming area in the Ocala National Forest.

Deputies said the man then asked the children if they wanted to touch his genitals.

The children, aged 10, 9, 8 and 5, immediately told the man to put his clothes back on, according to deputies.

Investigators said the man then moved his hips in a helicopter motion.

The sheriff's office said the man stood there in the buff for about 30 minutes before pulling his shorts back up.

Deputies responded and found the man, identified as Ronnie Francis McLarrin, with marijuana and drugs in his possession.

He's being held at the Marion County Jail on charges of lewd and lascivious behavior on a victim less than 16, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug equipment.

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