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Pedro Antuna – Florida Firefighter Arrested for Sexually Battery of Teen Girl in County Park Restroom

A Florida firefighter was arrested this week and charged with sexuallly battering a teen girl in a Brevard County park. Pedro Antuna, 26, was taken into custody on Sunday, WKMG reported. His victim was 16 or 17.

According to a probable cause affidavit, the incident took place at Nicol Park in Cocoa, but the document didn’t provide a date.

“I can confirm that it occurred at the park after the suspect followed her into the bathroom,” a spokesperson with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said.

Osceola County Fire Rescue confirmed Antuna had been a firefighter with the agency since 2021.

“In accordance with department and County policy, the individual has been placed on suspension with pay pending investigation and further proceedings by law enforcement,” the agency said in a statement.

Antuna was released on a $50,000 bond on Monday and is due back in court on June 27.