Ocala, Fla. (WCJB) – Officers at the Ocala Police Department arrested an armed security guard on suspicion of sexually assaulting a teenage girl at a movie theater.
Augusta Williams, 31, was arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a child under the age of 18.
A 15-year-old girl was dropped off by her mother at Hollywood 16 to watch a movie with friends, according to the police department. After the movie, her friend’s grandfather came to pick her up, but refused to drive her victim home. Instead, he left her with Williams, the theater’s armed security guard.
Williams took the girl to an empty theater behind a curtain. Her victim says Williams forced himself on her. He then threatens her and tells her not to tell anyone.
Eventually, the girl’s mother became concerned that she had not returned home and went to the theater.The victim reported to her mother about the battery.
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Detectives watched surveillance video showing Williams taking the girl behind a curtain. UV rays behind the curtain revealed possible physical evidence of the crime.
Williams was hired as a security guard by Knights Security of Gainesville Public Safety.
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