The Gulf Shores Police Department announced the arrest of a man in connection to a sexual assault that happened in the parking lot of a bar and grill.

Daniel Anthony Crain, of Gulf Shores, is charged with first-degree sexual abuse.

Police first responded to Mud Bugs Pub & Club on August 28, around 2:56 a.m. They were called to the scene of a reported fight and sexual assault in progress.

"When the officers arrived, they located an unconscious female in the parking lot," police said in a press release. "The female was then transported to the hospital by ambulance."

After speaking to witnesses, the investigators gained enough information to develop a suspect. Detectives obtained a search warrant for Patches Tattoo & Piercings at 618 Gulf Shores Parkway and took Crain into custody.

There is no word on the current condition of the victim.

If you have any information on this case, you are asked to call the Gulf Shores Police Department at 251-968-2431.

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