Bradenton man arrested for sexual battery and false imprisonment

Bradenton man arrested for sexual battery and false imprisonment
Deputies say Amaury Fernandez sexually battered a woman and beat her until she was unconscious. (Source: Sarasota County Sheriff's Office)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office announced today that officials have arrested a 25-year-old Bradenton man on Wednesday on several felony charges.

Deputies say Amaury Fernandez sexually battered a woman and beat her until she was unconscious.

According to reports, when deputies arrived, the victim’s mother reported her 34-year-old daughter was beaten by Fernandez.

Deputies say there were marks on the victim’s neck where she apparently was choked.

Officials say Fernandez fled the area but later turned himself in to authorities.

Fernandez is charged with Burglary, Domestic Battery, Battery by Strangulation, False Imprisonment, and Sexual Battery on a Victim 12 years or Older.

He remains in custody without bond.

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