Tullahoma Man Charged With Sexual Battery

Tullahoma Police CarA Tullahoma man is being held in the Coffee County Jail under a $100,000 bond after his arrest on sexual battery charges.
According to a warrant obtained by Sgt. George Marsh, Leonicio Taperia Primero, 19, of Silver Street was arrested after he allegedly grabbed a female and pulled her into a bedroom at an apartment on Silver Street and fondled her and attempted to force her onto the bed. The victim screamed for help and was helped by another male in the residence.
When police arrived they found Primero hiding under a bed in the apartment. He was arrested for sexual assault.
Primero is to appear in Coffee County General Sessions Court March 5.