Police attempt to ID man who allegedly grabbed woman by neck

Police said that they are attempting to identify a man who allegedly approached a woman while she was walking and grabbed her by the neck, taking her to the backyard of a Florida home until she could escape.

The Mount Dora Police Department said that at 9:49  p.m., a victim was walking in the area of Highland Street and 9th Avenue in Mount Dora when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her by the neck, and then took her in the backyard of a residence.

They said that the victim was able to escape when the subject left her alone.

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A composite sketch of the suspect was completed by the victim. He is described as a Hispanic male and the sketch shows that he has a mustache.

If you have any information or the identity of the person from the sketch please contact the Mount Dora Police Department at 352-735-7130.

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