Brevard man arrested on allegations of raping woman, police say

Man's bond set at $300K

Karl Blush
Karl Blush

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – A man has been arrested after being accused of forcefully restraining a woman and raping her on a dirt road in Brevard County, police say.

The victim was walking near the intersection of Pluckebaum Road when Karl Blush offered her a ride and she accepted, police said.

Blush immediately locked all the doors to his vehicle and proceeded to drive down a nearby dirt road, where he forcefully pulled the victim from the vehicle, pushed her to the ground and raped her, according to the arrest report.

Police also stated in the report that Blush struck the victim on her face, leaving a red mark under her left eye.

Blush was arrested on sex battery and false imprisonment charges, according to the arrest report. His bond was set at $300,000 on Wednesday.