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Man accused of threatening to evict woman, sexually assaulting her

JSO: Mitchell Ray arrested following month-long investigation

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Mitchell Ray
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office booking photo of Mitchell Ray

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Northside man was arrested Wednesday morning on a felony charge of sexual battery following a month-long investigation by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

A 54-year-old woman reported that Mitchell Ray sexually assaulted her in early December, according to his arrest report.

The victim told police Ray forced her to perform oral sex, by threatening her with eviction from her apartment, the report said.

During the course of the investigation, detectives said, information was obtained that supported the victim's report.

Ray, 49, was booked into the Duval County jail and ordered held on $200,000 bond.