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DETECTIVES SEEKING ID OF SEXUAL BATTERY SUSPECT; COMPOSITE IMAGE RELEASED
Volusia County Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a possible suspect in a sexual battery case reported in the Orange City area.
The suspect, pictured here in a composite FaceLogics image, was described by the victim as a white male, about 6’2” or 6’3”. He is believed to be between 40 and 44 years old and had a thick brown and gray beard.
The victim reported that she met the suspect on the Tinder dating app, and he picked her up the evening of Saturday, Oct. 14, in a small, silver or gray SUV, possibly a Kia Soul. She said he drove her to an area off French Avenue near Blue Spring State Park and sexually battered her.
Anyone with information about this case or any possible leads as to the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 386-668-3830, Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida at 888-277-TIPS, or via the app available at westopcrime.com. Information submitted to Crime Stoppers will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151