Arrest made in September assault of St. Augustine woman

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St. Augustine, Fl – Police in St. Augustine have announced the arrest Anthony D. Watkins, 38, for felony battery in an incident that happened in September.

On 9/18/2021 at approximately 0616 hours officers were dispatched to the area of Dolphin Drive in reference to a battery. The victim advised that a white male (suspect) charged at her while she was walking northbound on Dolphin Drive. The victim stated the suspect pushed her to the ground and put his hand over her mouth to keep her from screaming.

She continued screaming and hitting the suspect until a witness came to her aid and the suspect ran off.The suspect (white male, bald) was last seen running north towards Anastasia Blvd. wearing dark colored shorts and no shirt.


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