Andre Beadle, Publix Security Guard, Arrested for Two Suspected Sexual Assaults

Andre Miguel Beadle, a 35-year-old security guard at a Fort Lauderdale Publix grocery store, was arrested on Wednesday after police say two women came forward saying Beadle sexually assaulted them during their first dates with the man.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, a woman came to police saying she arranged a date with Beadle after meeting him while he was working his shift at the Publix store.

Police say he picked the woman up for the dinner date a week later and then told the woman he had to stop by his apartment so he could change clothes.

When they arrived at Beadle's apartment, the cops say Beadle became "sexually aggressive" with the woman and ended up sexually battering her before dropping her off back at her place.

While the cops were investigating that allegation, another woman came forward to police with her own story of her first date with Beadle.

The sheriff's office says Beadle invited the woman and her 3-year-old daughter to his apartment in Tamarac for dinner.

Beadle then told the woman they had to eat in his bedroom because he had no furniture. Once in the bedroom, the sheriff's office says Beadle "put the victim in a headlock and told her that he could snap her neck, that he has killed before and has no problem doing it again."

Police say Beadle proceeded to pull a blanket over himself and the woman and sexually assaulted her with the 3-year-old girl in the room.

The sheriff's office believes there may be other women who were sexually battered by Beadle, so they ask that you call BSO Special Victims Unit detectives Sandra Haye-Roberts or Eric Hendel at 954-321-4240 if you believe you were victimized by Beadle.

BSO's Dani Moschella tells the Pulp they don't believe Beadle is connected with the serial rapist in Palm Beach County as he doesn't really come close to matching the composite sketch, and from a look at the circumstances between the crimes, they're not very similar.

Beadle faces two counts of sexual assault, one count of kidnapping during the commission of a felony, and an additional charge of battery.

He's being held in the Broward County Jail on $75,000 bond on each charge, for a total of $300,000.

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