Man Arrested For Allegedly Holding Massage Worker at Gunpoint After Demanding Sex Act, Police Say

Photo Credit: Eustis Police Department

A Florida man allegedly went into a massage parlor expecting a happy ending but left with an arrest instead, NY Post reported.  

Timothy Paul Taylor, 35, a convicted felon, is accused of breaking into A1 Massage in Eustis through the back door at about 10:30 a.m. Thursday. He allegedly approached a female masseuse, who happened to be opening the establishment at that time, and asked if she could perform oral sex on him. She replied,


which is when Taylor pulled out a gun demanding her to do so, according to police. 

The brave lady did not budge, telling Taylor


once again. Taylor reportedly told the woman he would kill her if she notified authorities and fled in a small black Chevy, according to the news outlet. The woman was unharmed and immediately contacted police from a neighboring business.

The suspect reportedly dropped off the vehicle at a family’s home, according to WESH. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office used a helicopter to help search for the suspect who was later found after receiving a tip from his mother.

“He refused to come out and was resisting and he was bit in the calf by a police dog. We located a gun at the scene, near the scene but it was a BB gun — BB gun, real gun, they look very much alike,”

Eustis Police Chief Craig Capri told the outlet.

“He put it under the hood to try to hide it,”

he said about the pistol.

“When he drove off, it fell out, so one of our captains was actually at the scene and saw it in the street and was able to recover it.”

Taylor was apprehended and transported to a hospital where he was treated for injuries he suffered from the K9 unit, police said. 

He faces charges of

“attempted sexual battery, aggravated battery with a weapon, aggravated assault with a weapon, and resisting arrest without violence,”

police reveal. 

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