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Suspect Arrested Hours After Sexual Assault

Oscar Ramirez mug
Posted at 5:15 AM, Dec 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-07 17:54:59-05

 JACKSON CO., Fla. (WTXL) -- A sexual assault suspect is in custody after an hours-long search.

Oscar Ramirez is facing felony charges of battery and sexual battery.

On Saturday, deputies responded to a call, and found a woman severely beaten and assaulted. The victim was taken to an area hospital for emergency medical treatment.

Investigators quickly identified Ramirez as the suspect in the case, and he was arrested overnight.

The 30-year old is being held at the Jackson County Jail, awaiting his first court appearance.