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Man charged in Tampa sexual battery case

A woman had multiple physical injuries from a roadside attack, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
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Published Jul. 31
Updated Jul. 31

Detectives arrested a man Friday and charged him with sexually battering a woman in Tampa last Sunday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

Elieser Alvarez Lima, 31, was charged with kidnapping, sexual battery and aggravated battery.
Elieser Alvarez Lima, 31, was charged with kidnapping, sexual battery and aggravated battery. [ Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office ]

Elieser Alvarez Lima, 31, of Tampa, was charged with kidnapping, sexual battery and aggravated battery. He is being held at Orient Road Jail.

A woman was walking home in the early morning July 25 near W Humphrey Street when a male attacked her, striking her in the face, choking her and sexually battering her, the sheriff’s office said. She had multiple physical injuries, according to the sheriff’s office.