Sarasota Fitness Club / Fight Club Owner & Coach Charged with 3 Counts of Lewd Molestation

SARASOTA, Fla - September 4, 2015 - 12:30 p.m.

Akram Sleit has been charged with felony lewd molestation (victim under 12, suspect over 18) in connection to this case.  The victim was an 11-year-old female.

This is in addition to the two (2) counts of felony lewd molestation (victim over 12 or older but under 16).  Those victims were a 12-year-old female and a 15-year-old female.

Detectives still believe there could be more victims in this case.  Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Megan Buck at 941-954-7067.

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SARASOTA, Fla. – August 20, 2015 – 8:45 a.m.

Akram Sleit, 53, of 5243 Boca Raton Avenue, Sarasota, has been charged with two (2) counts of felony lewd molestation of a Victim over 12 or Older but Under 16. Sleit is the owner and a coach at the Sarasota Fitness Club / Fight Club located at 2211 Fruitville Road, Sarasota. Sleit goes by "Alan" at the club.

The victims, a 12 year-old female and a 15 year-old female, both attended the Sarasota Fight Club for boxing instruction. Both victims disclosed to Sarasota Police Detectives Sleit touched them inappropriately at the club on multiple occasions. One victim told Detectives Sleit touched her inappropriately at least 10 times while taking measurements at the club. Both victims also told Detectives that they believe there could be other victims at the club.

Detectives have reason to believe there could be more victims in this case and are encouraging anyone with information to call Detective Megan Buck at 941-954-7067.

Akram Sleit

Akram Sleit