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DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Delray Beach man is in the Palm Beach County Jail following his arrest on a sexual battery charge filed by the Boynton Beach Police Department.
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According to a police report provided by the Boynton Beach Police Department, “Officers made contact with the victim who advised that she had been raped by Christian Fernandez. Victim provided a sworn statement in which she and Christian were at her residence when she suddenly became tired going to her room to sleep, leaving Christian to sleep on the couch in her living room. Victim stated that approximately an hour later she awake with Christian in her bed touching her in a sexual manner and she repeatedly told him No and to stop. Christian then continued against Victim’s consent touching her throughout her body ultimately xxxx (read police report, below).”
The report continues: “On February 16, 2021, a police directed controlled phone call was conducted between the victim and Christian with Christian acknowledging Victim had said No to his sexual advances, he still had sex with her apologized to Victim for his actions.”
“On February 16, 2021, I then placed Christian under arrest in reference to sexual battery of victim.”
According to police, Christian Fernandez admitted to the crime.
“In a post Miranda sworn statement, Christian confirmed that Victim had not consented to his sexual advances and the sex he had with her. Christian confirmed that Victim had said No multiple times but he continued to have sex with her against her will. Based on the totality of events, Christian Fernandez is being charged with Sexual Battery.”
Fernandez is now in the Palm Beach County Jail. He is being held without bond. Read the complete police report below. If you are reading in a news app and the report does not appear, click here.
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