DeLand Police investigating sexual battery case; seeking information from the public
DeLand Police are investigating a sexual battery that occurred Thursday night.
At about 8:06 p.m. 911 received a call from someone who was flagged down by a woman claiming she had been abducted and sexually battered. DeLand Police responded to the victim’s location and she was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
During the course of the investigation, the victim reported to police that while walking in the area of Parsons and Beresford Avenue a Hispanic male forced her into a black Ford Mustang. The victim reported she was taken to a secluded area in DeLand where she was then sexually battered and suffered injuries during the attack.
The woman described her attacker as a tall, slim build Hispanic male with a full head of dark black hair, scruffy facial hair and a thick accent.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Detective Ramkissoon at 386-626-7426 or firstname.lastname@example.org.