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Deputies search for man accused of sexually battering young girl for 5 years in Hillsborough

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Posted at 4:25 PM, Dec 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-27 16:25:54-05

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Deputies are asking for your help in locating a man accused of sexually battering a child.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said on Sept. 26 a young girl, who is under the age of 12, told them 29-year-old Stephan Corzo had been sexually battering her for five years.

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After deputies interviewed Corzo about the accusation, he admitted to a relative in Orlando that he was sexually battering the girl and that he needed help leaving Florida. Deputies said his relative refused to help him.

According to deputies, Corzo had not been heard from or seen until Friday, Dec. 27. They said he was seen in the area of 4000 Northdale Boulevard without a shirt on and wearing black pants and a black beanie.

Despite a deputy going to the area they weren't able to locate Corzo.

Anyone with information on Corzo's whereabouts is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at (813)-247-8200.