Man followed woman in downtown Orlando, attacked her in apartment, police say

Police release surveillance video of man wanted in attack

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police are looking for a man they say followed a woman in downtown Orlando and attacked her inside her apartment.

The attack happened in the early hours of Sept. 5 when the man followed the woman to her home in downtown Orlando, entered her apartment without permission and stole cash from the woman’s wallet while assaulting her, according to police.

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The woman suffered minor injuries in the attack, police said.

Police on Wednesday released surveillance video of the man who was spotted walking around downtown before following someone outside bars on Pine Street near Central Boulevard. Police have not released the name of the apartment complex where the attack occurred.

The man was described as tall and muscular, with a bald head and beard. Police said the man was wearing a black shirt, black pants and black sneakers, as well as a gold necklace, club bands and an Apple wristwatch.

According to police, the man seems to have several tattoos on his chest and a Japanese symbol for strength on his upper left arm.

Orlando police are seeking a man wanted in connection with a burglary and battery. (Orlando Police Department)

Anyone who recognizes the man is asked to call 321-235-5300 or contact Crimeline anonymously at 800-423-8477.

Orlando police are looking for information about a man whom police said is suspected of burglary and battery. On Sept. 5 at about 2 a.m., the man followed a female home to her apartment in downtown Orlando, at which point he went into her apartment without permission and engaged in a suspected battery, police said.
Orlando police issue a crime alert after a woman was attacked.

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