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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-030

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 30, 2017
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    Suspect Arrested For Sexual Assault

    Anyone with additional information with regard to Tejas is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.
    • Friday
    • January 27, 2017
    • Time: 1:00 AM
    • 8305 West Hillsborough Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida

    Arrested:


    Leoncio Martin Tejas
    DOB: 10/02/90
    4902 Halifax Dr.
    Tampa, FL

    Charge: Sexual Assault with a Deadly Weapon

    Details:

    On January 27, 2017 at 1:00 a.m., the victim was walking north on Webb Rd.,coming from the 7-Eleven gas station located at 8305 W. Hillsborough Avenue,when a male suspect approached the victim from behind, placed his hand over the victim's mouth and forced her to the ground. The suspect then sexually battered the victim against her will and told her not to scream because he had a knife and he would harm her. He then fled the area on a white bicycle in an unknown direction. Throughout the course of the investigation, detectives identified the suspect as Leoncio Martin Tejas and issued a warrant for his arrest. On January 29, 2017, Tejas was arrested and charged with Sexual Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

    Anyone with additional information with regard to Tejas is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.

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