Employee escapes rape at Disney resort

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
The attempted sexual battery happened Friday.

The attacker allegedly forced himself on the female employee and attempted to rape her.

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL (WESH) - The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted rape of an employee at a Disney resort.

The attack happened at Disney's Art of Animation Resort around 1:30 p.m. Friday.

The attacker allegedly forced himself on the female employee and attempted to rape her, deputies said.

A source told WESH 2 that the attacker held the woman at knifepoint.

The woman eventually fought the attacker off, but was scratched during the attack. He fled the scene following the attack, deputies said.

The woman described the man as Hispanic, in his early 30s, 5 feet 8 inches tall, about 260 pounds, with short, dark hair, brown eyes, thin eyebrows with a big mole on the right side of his face. She said the man also had a tattoo on his upper right arm.

At the time of the attack, the man was wearing a dark colored baseball hat with 2-inch red NYP letters on the front, a white T-shirt with a red Air Jordan logo on the front and khaki shorts.

Walt Disney World released the following statement:

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 407-423-8477.

Read more: http://www.wesh.com/news/deputies-investigate-attempted-rape-of-employee-at-disney-resort/25269586#ixzz2xffTw345


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