ACSO: Gainesville man arrested on sexual battery charges

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -- A Gainesville man has been charged with sexual battery after Deputies say he forced himself on a woman he met on a social media app.

The Alachua County Sheriff's Office says 23-year-old Bryan Rincon first made contact with a the victim in mid-October via the app, and they agreed to meet on October 29th at Rincon's apartment.

Deputies say that's when he forced several sexual acts on the victim, despite her telling him to stop. Rincon says he thought the acts were consensual.

Rincon is being held at the Alachua County Jail on a $25,000 bond.