Hillsborough man accused of sexually abusing girl

TAMPA — Deputies said Sunday a 54-year-old man had repeatedly sexually battered a young girl over the last six weeks.

Daniel Joseph Gosse, listed in jail records as a Nielsen Co. employee from near Westchase, was arrested Sunday afternoon and was being held without bail in the Hillsborough County Jail.

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, the victim is a girl under the age of 12. She is a not a family member, but the agency said the sexual battery was not random.

The Sheriff's Office said that the victim's mother had reported the abuse on Saturday. After an investigation, Gosse was arrested at his home. He faces three felony counts sexual battery on a victim under age 12.

Hillsborough man accused of sexually abusing girl 05/12/13 [Last modified: Sunday, May 12, 2013 11:26pm]

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