FLORENCE, AZ - Authorities are asking for the public's help finding a man who allegedly committed sex crimes against two young family acquaintances in Florence.
A young female victim with her mother came forward on Sept. 19 and reported 43-year-old Robert Guardiola had sexually abused and molested the girl repeatedly in the last several years, according to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.
Another victim was identified during the investigation, PCSO said. She was also sexually abused and molested by Guardiola in the last few years.
The girls are both under the age of 14.
Detectives are asking for help finding Guardiola, who disappeared after the investigation began.
The booking photo attached to this story is from the time he was arrested for marijuana possession, PCSO said.
PCSO described him as a white male, 5-feet-6-inches tall and 230 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.
He was last seen driving a black BMW with Arizona license plate BCN7751.
If you know anything about Guardiola's whereabouts, you're urged to call PCSO at 520-866-5149.