Sexual Assault Arrest

A Panama City man has been arrested on sex charges.

45-year-old Billy Ray Hagan is accused in the sexual battery and kidnapping of a 19-year-old girl.

Police say Hagan abducted the victim near the intersection of Third Street and Spring Avenue.

He reportedly forced her to his home where she was held against her will and sexually assaulted.

She was later released near where she was originally abducted.

Investigators are looking for witnesses in the case.

Anyone with information should call the Panama City Police Department at 850-872-3100.