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Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Cab Driver Pleading Not Guilty

Michael Mario Hayes
Posted at 4:20 AM, Mar 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-04 04:20:00-05

 GADSDEN CO., Fla. (WTXL) --   A Tallahassee man arrested on sexual assault charges last month has pleaded not guilty.

Michael Hayes was arrested  in February on sexual assault and carjacking charges in Gadsden County.

Deputies say a 67-year-old female taxi driver showed up to the hospital badly injured, saying she was robbed and sexually assaulted by Hayes in Havana.

According to authorities, Hayes did later confess to the assault in an interview with investigators.