John S. DeYoung, 20, was arrested for battery and false imprisonment around 1 a.m. on Sunday after University Police officers found him and a female, who he allegedly forbade from leaving, arguing.
“A gentleman had a girl pinned against a car, and she was trying to get away and he wouldn’t let her,” UP
spokesman Lt. Chris Daniel said. “Based on that, (the
officers at the scene) approached them and separated them.”
No injuries were reported as a result of the incident. The Center for Victim Advocacy and Violence Prevention was notified on behalf of the
DeYoung was released from jail Sunday afternoon on a bond of $2,500 according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office website.
— Staff report
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