24 Year Old Arrested for Sexual Battery on a 12 Year Old

Anthony Dixon, DOB of 06/26/88, was arrested Friday, 04/05/13, for sexual battery after he confessed to fondling and ultimately digitally penetrating a 12 year old female who was known to him.  The occurred date was during the week prior to his arrest.  The occurred location was within the jurisdiction of Gulfport; however, to protect the identity of the victim, the location and relation to the suspect will not be revealed.  Dixon was already in jail on separate charges when the interview was conducted. 

Dixon has been previously arrested for a sexual battery charge on 04/27/10.  That charge was reduced to a felony battery, which he is still on probation for. 

Gulfport Police Department
Media Release

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