On June 23rd, at 1:49 a.m., West Palm Beach Police responded to the 1100-block of 45th St concerning a sexual battery that just occurred. The adult female victim stated that she was followed to her homeless camp by the suspect, identified as 39-year-old Christopher Torruella. According to the victim, she was sexually battered multiple times at knife-point, and severely beaten by the person identified as Torruella.
Christopher Torruella was arrested at the scene. He later became hostile and violent while at the police department. Subsequently, he was transported to the Palm Beach County Jail where he faces Sexual Battery and False Imprisonment charges.