Detectives Arrest Sexual Battery Suspect

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SUSPECT: Demetreius Martees Morris, 1/4/86, B/M, 8317 North 13th Street, Apt. A, Tampa

CHARGES: Sexual Battery, kidnapping, lewd and lascivious battery on an elderly person, lewd and lascivious molestation of an elderly person

DETAILS: A Tampa Police crime scene technician took swabs from the victim and submitted them to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. TPD received notification from FDLE that the profile matched the suspect's DNA. He was arrested without incident.

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Detectives Searching for Sexual Battery Suspect

WHEN: 10/18/2012, 11:45 a.m.

WHERE: 8215 North 13th Street, Tampa, Living Word Fellowship

SUSPECT: Black male, 28-30 years old, 5'6"-5'11", 160-175 pounds, thin build, short hair, wearing green or gray T-shirt and blue jeans

VICTIM: 70 year old white female

DETAILS: The victim entered the Living Word Fellowship Church when the suspect approached her and began asking her questions about the church. They walked into the church. After a short period of time, the suspect placed his hand over the victim's mouth, pushed her down onto a chair and committed a sexual act. He fled from the church on foot. Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact the Tampa Police Department.