UCF police investigate report of sexual battery in parking lot

The incident was reported in an off-campus student housing parking lot, police say.

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — University of Central Florida police are investigating a report of sexual battery that occurred early Monday, according to UCF police officials.

UCF police said the incident was reported at the Knights Circle off-campus student housing. The victim is a minor with no UCF affiliation, police said. The UCF Police Department is investigating the incident as statutory rape.

The victim described the attacker as a black man between the ages of 20 and 25. He is approximately 6 feet tall and has a medium build, according to police. The victim said the attacker was wearing a gray or white sweatshirt, black sweatpants and a hat.

The victim and a female friend met the man around 11 p.m. near Alafaya Trail and McCulloch Road and voluntarily followed him to another location before hopping a wall to enter Knights Circle, police said.

The crime took place in a parking lot.

UCFPD is enhancing its patrol and investigators are following up on the crime.

Anyone with information is asked to call UCFPD at 407-823-5555.

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