OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A man accused of sexually battering a child for years was arrested in Osceola County Wednesday, according to the sheriff’s office.
Bobby Joe Muse, 52, is facing 10 counts of sexual battery on a child between the ages of 12 and 18, deputies said Thursday.
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Deputies launched an investigation into Muse after receiving a report of sexual battery on a child on Monday, the sheriff’s office said.
According to detectives, the child victim told them about being sexually battered over the course of eight years across multiple locations, including Osceola County.
An arrest warrant was issued for Muse on Wednesday and he was arrested later that day, deputies said.
Muse is currently being held in the Osceola County jail without bond.
Anyone with information on this case or any similar incidents is encouraged to contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office by calling 407-348-2222.