Published: Apr 22, 2010 10:55 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla - A 45-year old homeless man from Lee County arrested in New York City on charges he molested two girls in Buckingham earlier this month.

The suspect identified as Mark Robert Douglas charged with several counts of sexual battery and lewd and lascivious molestation.

Deputies were called out to a home on April 2nd after two girls under the age of 12 were assaulted.

LCSO contacted the U.S. Marshals who tracked down Douglas in Brooklyn.

Investigators say Douglas fled Florida after learning he was a wanted man.

He is now facing extradition.