AL man faces sex assault charge of unconscious victim at FL beach

AL man faces sex assault charge of unconscious victim at FL beach
Sean Alexander Riley of Eufaula is charged with sexual battery of an unconscious female at a Florida beach.

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL (WSFA) - A Eufaula man has been arrested in Panama City Beach, Florida and charged with sexual battery, according to PCB police.

Multiple beachgoers told police they found the suspect, 21-year-old Sean Alexander Riley, engaging in sexual intercourse with an unconscious female on a beach chair. The incident happened on the sandy portion of the beach behind some condominiums.

Police say the witnesses persuaded Riley to get off the female. He then fled the scene. Law enforcement responded to the scene and took Riley into custody a short time later not far away.

After being read his Miranda Rights, police say Riley provided incriminating physical evidence and corroborated much of the information given to them by the victim and witnesses. Still, Riley denied he did anything wrong.

The suspect was transported to the Bay County Jail where he was to await a first court appearance.

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