Man arrested after attacking women at park in Brevard County, deputies say

MELBOURNE, Fla. — A man accused of attacking women in a Brevard County park is behind bars Wednesday morning.


Melbourne police said 38-year-old Rogelio Espinoza was not wearing pants when they arrested him.

He was arrested in Brothers Park on Friday after they say he attacked two women.

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According to the police report, Espinoza is accused of threatening both women with a knife and hitting one woman in the head with a shovel.

Officers said Espinoza initially told them the victims had attacked him the week before.

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He’s now facing felony battery charges.

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