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Gregory Atkins, who was accused of rape, was found not guilty in Citrus County

Posted at 1:42 AM, Nov 01, 2013
and last updated 2015-04-14 16:39:40-04

Update:  A Citrus County Man accused of kidnapping and rape was found not guilty in late 2014.

Gregory Atkins was accused of kidnapping and raping a woman who claimed she'd repeatedly rejected his advances.


Citrus County deputies say an Inverness man kidnapped and rape a woman who repeatedly rejected his advances.

Gregory Atkins, 30, is facing kidnapping, rape and burglary charges.

Deputies say on September 22, Atkins followed the woman home as she walked her dog.  Once the woman made it to her front door and unlocked it, an arrest report states Atkins walked up behind the woman and pushed her inside.

Once inside, Atkins forced the woman into a bedroom and raped her, deputies say.

According to deputies, when the woman confronted Atkins about the attack along with an undercover officer, Atkins reportedly told the woman he didn't remember what occurred because he had taken Molly, a narcotic.

Atkins also apologized to the woman, an arrest report states.

Atkins is being held without bond.