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Cops: Man exposes himself to beachgoers
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Siesta Key, Florida -- Deputies were forced to taser a man during his arrest at Siesta Key Beach Tuesday after witnesses said he exposed himself to children.

Witnesses told police Jason Beles was committing lewd acts and staring directly at two children, 6 and 12 years old, while lounging in his beach chair near Beach Access #1 on North Shell Road. At one point, they said he went into the water, just under waist high, and took off his shorts.

The sheriff's office says when deputies arrived Beles initially refused to give them his correct name or date of birth. He then scuffled with deputies to avoid arrest and was tasered.

He was taken into custody and charged with Lewd & Lascivious Conduct, Resisting Arrest with Violence, Giving a False ID to Law Enforcement and Violation of Probation.

Authorities say Beles, 38, was convicted in April 2010 of Lewd & Lascivious Conduct for exposing himself to young children at the mall and sentenced to four years of supervised release.

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