• ‘This guy is pure evil:' Deputies seek Florida man accused of raping toddler

    By: Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Authorities in Florida are searching for a man wanted in connection with the rape of a toddler.

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    According to WFTX, the Collier County Sheriff's Office said Roberto Lopez, 40, of Immokalee, is accused of sexual battery on a victim under 12.

    The victim, a 2-year-old girl, was critically injured in the attack, the TV station reported.

    Hendry County Sheriff Steve Whidden took to Facebook on Wednesday to share a photo and description of Lopez.

    "This guy is pure evil and does not need to be on our streets," Whidden wrote.

    Anyone who knows where Lopez is should call the Collier County Sheriff's Office at 239-252-9300 or the Hendry County Sheriff's Office at 863-674-5600.

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