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Police say Zephyrhills man raped female acquaintance

ZEPHYRHILLS — A 20-year-old man was charged Monday with sexual battery after authorities said he forced himself on a woman he knew.

The incident happened about 8:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Zephyrhills Police Department. The woman, who is 23, told police she tried to push David Graves off and told him no, but he didn't stop.

After his arrest, Graves admitted to forcing the woman to have sex with him, police said.

Graves, of Zephyrhills, remained Tuesday at the Land O'Lakes jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

Police say Zephyrhills man raped female acquaintance 06/14/11 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 14, 2011 8:32pm]
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