Man arrested after sexual battery in uptown Greenville

ECU Police say the report was near an apartment at around 10:30 p.m. Thursday
Published: Oct. 9, 2020 at 3:23 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 9, 2020 at 11:05 AM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A man has been charged after a sexual battery near an uptown Greenville apartment complex.

ECU police sent out an alert just before midnight Thursday saying the suspect is in custody. Police say they responded to a report of sexual assault around 10:30 Thursday night in the area of First Street Place Apartments.

Greenville police say they’ve charged Javier Gonzales with sexual battery.

A spokeswoman said Gonzales is accused of walking up and inappropriately touching the victim.

The 41-year-old man remained in jail Friday morning on a $5,000 bond.

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