A 16-year-old boy is under arrest for investigation of a sexual assault on a girl under the age of 15, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
Javonte Hummer, of 10555 Hazel St., Largo, is charged with sexual battery in the case, the sheriff’s office said in a release.
The victim, a girl is a female under the age of 15 who is known to the suspect, was assaulted at a residence in mid-Pinellas County, the sheriff’s office said.
On Sunday, the victim told a family member what happened, according to the sheriff’s office. And, while speaking with the detectives, she described how she refused the suspect’s advances until she was physically restrained and sexually battered.
Hummer refused to cooperate with the investigation, but detectives said they have enough probable cause to arrest him and charge him, according to the sheriff’s office.
Hummer was transported to the Pinellas County Jail.