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Tampa Police Arrest Woman Posing As Student For Inappropriate Relations With Underage Victims


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Name: Alyssa Ann Zinger (W/F)

DOB: 01/15/2001

Charges: Two (2) Felony Counts of Lewd or Lascivious Battery (Engage), Five (5) Felony Counts of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation Defendant Over 18 Victim 12-15

 

On November 24, 2023, Tampa Police arrested 22-year-old Alyssa Zinger following tips provided to detectives of Zinger’s inappropriate relationship with a male victim between the ages of 12 and 15.

Based on the investigation, Zinger made contact with the victim by posing as a home-schooled student online. She communicated with the victim primarily through an online social media platform.

Zinger was taken into custody on November 24, 2023, and transported to Orient Road Jail.

She was charged with Two (2) Felony Counts of Lewd or Lascivious Battery (Engage) and Five (5) Felony Counts of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation Defendant Over 18 Victim 12-15.

“It is disturbing and unsettling to see an adult take advantage of a child and prey on them,” said Chief Lee Bercaw. “Anyone who may have been a victim of Zinger’s, we encourage you to come forward. The Tampa Police Department will support you and ensure a predator like Zinger doesn’t cause you or others additional harm.”

There are believed to be additional victims. Anyone who believes they are a victim is encouraged to contact the Tampa Police Department at 813-231-6130.