Monday, April 23, 2018
Public safety

Tampa man charged with sexual battery in Hernando

BROOKSVILLE -- A 22-year-old Tampa man was arrested Tuesday and charged with two counts of sexual battery on a child in Hernando County.

Joshua Lee Eckley knew the girl, who is younger than 16, Hernando sheriff's deputies said. No additional information was released.

Eckley booked into the Hernando County Detention Center. No bail had been set as of Tuesday afternoon.

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