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Alleged foot-smeller leads police on scooter chase after library incident

Accused: Eddy Juan
Accused: Eddy Juan

Police say they've arrested a man several days after a complaint someone was spotted crawling under library tables and smelling a woman's feet at a Florida International University.

Miami-Dade police say 52-year-old Eddy Juan was arrested Tuesday and charged with violation of sexual offender registration, fleeing and eluding, reckless driving, aggravated assault and resisting without violence.
 
FIU police had previously released a notice warning students that a man was spotted under a table at a campus library Aug. 29, along with a description and photo.
 
Authorities say a man matching that description was spotted Tuesday on a scooter miles from the campus.
 
Officers attempted a traffic stop, but say the man fled, eventually crashed and was arrested.
 
Bail information wasn't immediately available. It wasn't clear if Juan had an attorney.
 
"Although some may consider this to be humorous or insignificant, the FIUPD takes these reports seriously and continues to investigate the matter," the school's police department said in a statement.
 
- AP