PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Detectives assigned to the Crimes Against Children Unit have arrested a Dunedin man for Capital Sexual Battery of a Child Under 12. According to detectives, the child victim had been sleeping at 52-year-old Michael Doyle’s Dunedin residence in 2015. The victim woke up to Doyle sexually battering her and disclosed the incident in 2017.
Through various investigative techniques, detectives obtained probable cause for Doyle’s arrest and took him into custody on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
He was transported to the Pinellas County Jail and charged with two counts of Sexual Battery of a Child Less Than 12 Years Old.
The child is a female under the age of 12. Per Florida Statute 119.071(2)(h)1 no further details will be released that would tend to identify the victim.
If you believe you may have been a victim or have any information, you are asked to call Detective Jane Hanna at (727) 582-6724.
The investigation continues.