Merritt Island Man Arrested For Attempted Murder, Kidnapping and Sexual Assault
By Melonie Holt – WFTV // April 30, 2019
Sylvester Floyd, 55, held on 'No Bond' status
ABOVE VIDEO: A man is facing multiple charges, including attempted murder, after deputies said he kidnapped, beat and sexually assaulted his neighbor.
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA (WFTV) – A man is facing multiple charges, including attempted murder, after deputies said he kidnapped, beat and sexually assaulted his neighbor.
Officials said 55-year-old Sylvester Floyd kidnapped and assaulted a woman as she walked around the Baxley Manor Apartments Saturday.
The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office said Floyd grabbed the woman and pulled her into his apartment complex after she rejected his advances.
The woman told investigators she was held at gunpoint and kicked by the suspect.
The woman was able to escape after Floyd went to the bathroom, deputies said.
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