Gainesville police arrested a man for sexual battery on a minor back in August.

Gainesville police arrested a suspect for sexual battery of a minor that took place back in August.

Police say 29-year old Michael Langford saw the underage victim walking on the sidewalk on SE 24th street. He attempted to drag her into his house and sexually batter her.

Police do not believe that they knew each other previously. Langford faces charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment.