A 19-year-old Ocala man is in jail facing numerous charges related to the sexual assault of a child.
Diamond L. Polycarpe is charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious battery, lewd and lascivious conduct, and contributing to the delinquency of minor.
Detectives first learned of the alleged incident after the 13-year-old victim was treated for alcohol intoxication. It was learned that suspect Polycarpe had given the 13-year-old victim
The victim told detectives Polycarpe gave her "liquor out of a blue bottle," then had sexual intercourse with her in a wooded area behind a community center in the Marion Oaks area.
A witness told detectives the juvenile victim met Polycarpe on Facebook. Detectives said that, during an interview, Polycarpe admitted to having consumed alcohol and having sex with the victim.Polycarpe is in the Marion County Jail with a bond of $45,500.
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