Panama City Beach, FL (March 21, 2019) – 55-year-old Jesse Allen was arrested for sexual battery on Monday in Panama City Beach after assaulting an individual while they slept.
According to police, at the time Allen was at a residence with the victim and another person. Allen suddenly slipped his hand inside the victim’s clothing and sexually battered her while she was asleep. Allen was told to stop and moved away from Allen. She told him that she wanted to go back to sleep.
The victim fell asleep, which is when Allen slipped his hand inside her clothing a second time. Then, the victim told Allen to leave the residence. A witness confirmed the victim’s statement.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances of this incident. At this time, Allen is still in custody.
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