An Opelika man is facing charges connected to a sexual abuse case, Auburn police announced Tuesday.
The case began when Auburn Police received a report of a sexual assault on February 2, 2023. A victim reported that a male suspect forcibly subjected the victim to sexual contact on December 14, 2022, near the 200 block of Beard-Eaves Ct.
The suspect, identified as Antonio Simeon Flowers, was known to the victim, and the assault was not random.
Auburn Police arrested Antonio Simeon Flowers, age 37, from Opelika, AL on a felony warrant charging him with sexual abuse first degree on February 3, 2023. Flowers was transported to the Lee County Jail and held on $20,000 bond.