ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - The St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has charged a St. Louis man with sexual misconduct with a child under the age of 15.
Prosecutors say officers with the St. Charles Police Department they received a call on Sunday about a man masturbating in the bathroom of the Hibachi Grill in the 3800 block of Mexico Road.
The victims, ages 9 and 10, were able to capture audio of the crime on their cell phone and told their parents.
The parents called police, but by the time they arrived the suspect had left the restaurant.
Police were able to identify the suspect as 58-year-old Thomas C. Miravalle, and say he did not know the victims.
Miravalle was later arrested and charged with sexual misconduct/attempt involving a child under 15.
He is held on a $25,000 cash-only bond.
Anyone with additional information on the crime is asked to contact the St. Charles Police Department at 636-949-3520 or the anonymous tip line at 636-949-3333.