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|Woodstock police seek help in finding man who allegedly set teen on fire|
|Written by Dyana Bagby|
|Monday, 18 July 2011 18:09|
A male teen says he was set on fire after a 61-year-old man allegedly solicited him for sex, according to a news report from CBS Atlanta.
Woodstock police are seeking the public's help in finding Joseph Raymond Zeock, 61, who allegedly bound and gagged a 17-year-old male and then set the teen on fire. Zeock is wanted on charges of aggravated battery, cruelty to children, false imprisonment and solicitation of sodomy.
"The victim told police that Zeock had promised him money in return for certain acts. During one of these acts, the victim was bound, gagged and set on fire," according to CBS Atlanta.
According to an alert by the Woodstock Police issued today, "On July 12, 2011, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Woodstock Police Investigators responded to Grady Hospital in reference to a person injured. Upon arrival, Investigators met with a 17 year old male who stated that Joseph Raymond Zeock, also known as J.R., had set him on fire.
"This incident occurred sometime during the overnight hours of Sunday, July 10 and Monday, July 11 at the Suburban Lodge, 106 Woodpark Boulevard.
"Joseph Raymond Zeock is described to be a white male, approximately 5’8, 220 pounds with brown eyes and grey hair. Zeock resided at the Suburban Lodge, in Woodstock, but vacated the motel after the incident occurred," the release states.
Anyone who knows Zeock or where he may be is asked to call Woodstock Police investigators at 770-592-6030 or the department's tip line at 770-592-6021. Callers can remain anonymous.
Top photo: Joseph Raymond Zeock (courtesy Woodstock Police Department)
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