Police: Woman raped, stabbed by man she met on dating website


ORLANDO, Fla. - A 19-year-old woman was stabbed in the thigh and sexually assaulted by a man she met on a dating website, according to Orlando police.

Police said the man picked up the woman from her home on Wednesday and they drove to a gas station on Hiawassee and Old Winter Garden roads so he could use the restroom.

His face was caught on surveillance camera from inside the store.

Shortly after that, police said he attacked her in a bank parking lot.

“He showed his knife and demanded that she perform oral sex on him,” said Sgt. Lovetta Quinn-Henry with the Orlando Police Department.

The man sped off and allegedly tried to force the woman out of the car.

Police said he kept ahold of her purse and she didn’t want to leave it behind.

They made it to downtown and the woman screamed to passing drivers, and eventually grabbed her purse and jumped out of the car.

“She tried to get out of the car and as she was exiting he stabbed her in the leg,” Quinn-Henry said.

The woman managed to call 911.

She was treated for stab wounds, but is OK.

The man got away and police haven’t been able to identify him, and they don’t know if the name he gave the victim was real.

He’s since deleted his Datehook-up.com profile.