No charges were filed Friday against a Daytona Beach father who beat a man unconscious after allegedly catching him in the act of sexually assaulting his 11-year-old son.
The boy’s father told officers that he came home to find a neighbor, Raymond Frolander, in the act of molesting his son when he attacked him, according to the Daytona Beach Police Department arrest report.
“I just walked in on a grown man molesting …,” the 35-year-old father told a 911 dispatcher, according to the The Daytona Beach News Journal. “And I got him in a bloody puddle for you officer. Send an ambulance. He is going to need one,” the father told the dispatcher.
When officers arrived, they found Frolander “laying motionless on the living room floor with several knots on his face and bleeding from his mouth,” according to the police report.
He was transported to Halifax Medical Center for treatment, police said.
The boy told officers that before the attack he had been playing video games with some friends. When his friends left, he was left alone with Frolander who initiated sexual contact.
According to the boy, the sexual abuse had been going on since he was 8 years old, according to the report.
During questioning, police said Frolander admitted to having a sexual relationship with the victim saying “I’m guilty,” according to the police report.
Frolander, 18, was booked on sexual battery on a victim under 12 and was being held without bail, according to Volusia County Branch Jail records.
“Dad was acting like a dad. I don’t see anything we should charge the dad with,” Daytona Beach police Chief Mike Chitwood told The News Journal. “You have an 18-year-old who has clearly picked his target, groomed his target and had sex with the victim multiple times.