December 13, 2013
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of sexually battery at Leo Norred Park in Poquito Bayou.
According to a press release, a woman was sexually battered at the park between 3:30 and 4 a.m. on April 30.
The woman says she had gotten into a fight with her boyfriend and went to the park to smoke cigarettes. While she was leaving, a man allegedly grabbed her and sexually assaulted her before running off.
Deputies responding to the scene canvassed the neighborhood.
The woman described the man as a tan, short white male about 40 to 50-years-old. He was wearing a black T-shirt and possibly wearing jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS.