Miami Beach, FL (December 8, 2018) - A homeless man was arrested Thursday, December 7th on charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment with a deadly weapon.
Authorities say that 32-year-old Dulin Nelson Eubanks was in the 7200 block of Collins Avenue around 3:30 when the alleged events took place. Eubanks is accused is groping a female and tackling her to the ground. He then allegedly covered her mouth to muffle her screams and threatened her with a knife.
Police say that the victim them invited Eubanks to her apartment in a clever effort to stop the attack. As they arrived at the apartment, a good Samaritan recognized the situation and chased Eubanks away.
The victim was quick to come up with a unique tactic in order to stop the assault. She invited Eubanks over to her apartment in hopes that somebody along the way would help her.
He followed, but once they got there, a good Samaritan recognized that something was wrong and chased Eubanks away.
Police say that Eubanks was arrested approximately a month ago in Key West on similar charges. A judge set his bond at $257,500. He remains in police custody at this time.
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