Safety Harbor Man Sexually Battered Teen, 14, Deputies Say
The man admitted the allegations, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
SAFETY HARBOR – Pinellas sheriff’s deputies have accused a Safety Harbor man of sexually battering a 14 year old.
Erik Clark, 20, of Safety Harbor, was charged with one count of sexual battery on a minor.
The incident happened April 23. Deputies began their investigation five days later after the 14 year old told an adult. The teen went to a friend’s house where she fell asleep in a chair. When she awoke, deputies said, Clark was in the act of having inappropriate sexual contact with her. Deputies said she tried to resist Clark but was not successful.
Deputies said they were able to corroborate the teen’s allegations. They interviewed Clark on Tuesday (May 9) and he admitted to the allegations, deputies said.
For information about the Pinellas sheriff, go to pcsoweb.com.
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