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Aberdeen Man Accused of Performing Lewd Acts in View of Teen Girls

He was arrested Wednesday for the alleged November incident that involved a pair of 14-year-old girls.

An Aberdeen man was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts each of criminal sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child after a November incident near VFW Park on Cliffwood Avenue.

On Nov. 29 at about 3 p.m., Aberdeen Township Police received a report of a male performing a lewd act inside of his vehicle in view of two 14-year-old girls. 

Police say that after a brief verbal encounter, the male removed the license plates from his car and spead off in order to avoid getting caught.

Sgt. Matthew Lloyd was the responding officer.

The subsequent investigation, conducted by Det. Louis Nanna and Sgt. Henry Chevalier, led police to identify Amir Zebardast, 31, of West Prospect Avenue as the perpetrator. 

Zebardast was released after posting $20,000 bail with no 10% cash option.

An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Nick J December 20, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Deport him...!
Pat December 20, 2012 at 04:08 PM
This guy lives so close to the Middle School! He should not be allowed to return home! The kids walk past his house walking to and from school!
Cliffwood Beach December 20, 2012 at 05:46 PM
His picture should be put up in All Schools,& Stroes So Everyone Knows who he is Big & Little to stay Away!!!
john delong December 29, 2012 at 05:04 AM
dont understand how many time it will happen. he looks sick to me a 47 year old father of 2 middle school kids
Keyportkelly December 30, 2012 at 02:44 AM
Anyone know this man? He was trying to talk with my daughter who is 15 last summer. Thought it was nothing because my daughter looks older but now my heart is sick from what could happen. Don't know him but neighbor of his says it's not 1st time. And around school should be his photo
Ashley February 20, 2013 at 04:28 PM
Ok first of all Amir is a good friend of mine and none of you know exactly what happened. It says lewd acts in front of teenage girls, NOT molestation of teenage girls. He was fooling around with his girlfriend in his car(who is over 18 and his age) when two nosy teenagers walked by and happened to see it. Its not like he purposely saw the 2 girls and said "ohhh yea lets fool around in front of them" they just happened to be walking by. He shouldnt of been doing what he did where he was, but by no means is he a child molestor or sexual predator! The way the article describes it makes it sound faaar worse. Cmon, like none of us were ever young and did something sexual other than in our rooms? Yeah i highly doubt it. Like i said, it was stupid on his part to do what he did, but he is CERTAINLY NOT a sex offender. He's a great person who made a dumb mistake
Jason February 26, 2013 at 02:02 AM
Insider says this pervert was alone.. Playing solo. Waiting for kids to watch. Second time caught in a few months. Sick. Stay away.
Getyourfacts February 26, 2013 at 03:18 AM
Not his first rodeo, why did they give him bail! too close to my house. THIS IS BS!
Getyourfacts March 06, 2013 at 06:57 AM
nope! sure have never had sex at a park surrounded by children! Were you there? nope. so how can you say "know exactly what happened" you weren't there either. He is sick,. and needs help and should not be allowed near children, parks or schools!
j March 11, 2013 at 04:16 PM
this guy has been hangin around the parks in cliffwood beach for few years.. my daughters and their friends have told me about him, describing him and positively identifying him when i showed them this picture, he sits at the park in his car doing inappropriate things. my husband and i along with a few other parents have been trying to spot him around so we could get his license plate. so relieved hes been caught i pray he stays away from our parks schools and kids now.
paul gowa March 11, 2013 at 06:01 PM
nothing in the article indicates a second occupant.took his plates off n left? huh. sounds like a lot of effort for some kind of innocent misunderstanding. but then im not a judge.gee whiz ashley he does sound like a swell guy.
Nina February 06, 2014 at 04:48 PM
"Do not judge" is a virtue that all of us need to practice for the sake of our community. It is so sad that social media publicizes arrested people who still have not been convicted. Amir is my family member. He is an amazing family man with a positive outlook of life. Amir very much is against the act that he has been accused of. If this was true, me and his parents would help police to arrest him and he deserved to be punish for it. He has been the victim of cruel revenge by a sick person. How would you feel if your loved ones were the victim of a set up? The way that media invaded his privacy, how this a help to our community except causing one to lose the trust of this media?
John Doe February 08, 2014 at 05:32 AM
Amir has always thought he was above the law doing criminal activities this is just a very small piece of the puzzle to this guy, Him and his family HATE Americans they are Used Car dealers Amir lures much younger girls in with booze and marijuana smoking , always been a shady a**hole, never liked the guy to begin with and we always knew he was a child molestor when he on numerous occasions tried to always pick up 14-16 year old girls and bring them back to hotels to get them drunk and rape them, remember in the Islamic culture in his country its normal for an older man to try to intimidate younger girls with sexual assault get away with child molestation because the girls cannot fight against it in the arab countries, what's funny is someone said he was with a Girl in a car???? He is married to his Islamic wife who lives in Germany why is he having sex with young girls in a car when Amir is a 32+ years old man in a park???? This is absolute truth and you people protecting him with "Taquia" ( allowed lies in the name of Islam) should be absolutely ashamed of yourselves protecting this criminal, thief, child molester!!!
John Doe February 08, 2014 at 05:55 AM
another REALLY important fact is that he has already been caught several times before by Police investigators and several eye witnesses that have photos of his vehicle although he is a used car dealer with interchangeable license car dealer plates this made catching him more difficult, this isn't the first offense from this child molester he has been positively identified on several occasions masturbating in the park front of young girls and trying to force sexual assault rape on the younger girls there, he is a SERIOUS problem that needs to be in JAIL or DEPORTED! "Investigators say Amir Zebardast exposed himself to three children under 13 years old" - July 30, 2012 "Investigators say that Amir Zebardast, 30, "exposed his intimate parts," to three children aged 11, nine and eight years old in Union Beach on March 25, 2012." HE WAS POSITIVLY IDENTIFIED THERE IS NO DENIAL OF THE FACTS!!!
Nina February 21, 2014 at 05:50 PM
You chicken that calling yourself john doe. You are a miserable ,racists, ignorant and discriminative whom has no knowledge about the groups you mention in your comments. So embarrassing comments about Arabs, Moslems.Not that you know nothing about them, you even do not know who is who,and you just show the only thing you know is hate.thank God that our enemies usually are dumbest people liked you.that's why usually they have miserable life like you. Since all you know is hate, I pray to God to help you learn to love for your own sake my friend.Grow up

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