To give you a big rundown of some of the events that have transpired since 2015 in the sexual assault Arena there has been about 5 to 6 unknown battery attempts against women in the area. In October 2015 a victim contact the police after she woke up near a dumpster with their pants down the victim advised police she had been partying in the 3200 block of Phillips highway I was not sure what happened she felt as if she was sexually assaulted
In January 2016 A female reported she had been sexually battered by a unknown black male who was driving a dark colored sedan. The victim had met the suspect in the area of I-10 and Lane Avenue a known drug area. The suspect offered the victim a ride and the victim accepted the suspect drove her to a area on watts Street then the suspect threatened the victim with a fire arm and sexually battered her
In October 2016 a female victim was forced into a black vehicle by an unknown black male suspect in the area of eighth Street and Myrtle Avenue also known as a murder Avenue in Jacksonville Florida. The suspect was armed with a hand gun and the victim was sexually battered in the 100 block of Watts Street which is a low traffic industrial type area
Investigative efforts have determined these three sexual battery incidents were committed by the same suspect and they are currently working this is a serial sexual assault pattern, police are very concerned.
The the suspect is described as a dark skinned black male between the ages of 30 and 45 years oldHe had a low curly wavy hair tight he was clean-shaven at a time, one victim described him as 5’4″ the suspect has a stocky muscular build asked if he participates in the gym he was also describe at smelling like Siebel water of the board the smell of a dog he had a large tattoo on one of his calves.
The suspect is known to drive a dark colored or black sedan style vehicle with dark tentThere was an ID card hanging from the rear view mirror detectives have admitted that this case has been extremely challenging and they have not been able to speak to some of the victims to confirm specific details of their cases the crimes have been widespread in time and victim ologies we have been working these cases and following the lead as they have developed but efforts are exhausted and we ask for help says Jacksonville sheriffs office.
They also add we would like the public to look at composite sketch if you think you may know the suspect please call the Jacksonville sheriffs office at 904-630-0500 or email us @jsocrimetip@JaxSheriff.org to remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3000 contact crimestoppers at 1-866 -845- tips
We want to remind you that there may be additional victims out there and we ask anyone thinks they have been victimized to come forth and contact police at 904 630-0500 if any victim does not feel comfortable with coming to law enforcement we asked you to reach out to the women’s center of Jacksonville at 904-772-3000