Woman accused of sex battery on boy in Marion County restroom

Michelle Lucus arrested on sex charges

Published On: Dec 24 2013 01:53:23 PM EST   Updated On: Oct 30 2013 11:51:57 AM EDT
Michelle Lucus
OCALA, Fla. -

A 46-year-old Ocala woman was arrested on suspicion of forcing a boy into a gas station restroom and sexually battering him.

Michelle Lucus was arrested Friday on charges of sexual battery with a victim younger than 12 years old and false imprisonment of a child under the age of 13.

According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, the boy told authorities that Lucus forced him into the restroom and attacked him.

Lucus told detectives that she went to the gas station with the boy and entered the restroom with him but did not remember what happened, according to the Sheriff's Office.

Detectives said anyone with information about Lucus' contact with children is urged to call 352-368-3544.  Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-STOP.