The alleged rape victim of a Miami-Dade cop reportedly managed to text her boss for help as the appalling sex crime unfolded in Jupiter, Florida, new details in the ongoing investigations show.

Miami-Dade Police Lieutenant John Anthony Jenkins, 50, turned himself in Friday to face sexual battery charges in the alleged rape incident that took place on April 25 during the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association Gala at the PGA National Resort and Spa in Jupiter.

Jenkins, however, maintains that the sexual encounter was consensual.

A former vice president of the South Florida Police Benevolent Association (PBA), Jenkins allegedly forced his way into a woman's hotel room before he sexually battered her, according to a Palm Beach Gardens Police Department arrest report released on Monday.

In her testimony, the victim said she was with her colleagues at the venue's bar area but later decided to return to her room to rest. The woman was then approached by Jenkins at the elevator, reportedly telling her that he's about to leave the party before offering to walk with her, reported NBC 6.

Upon arriving outside the victim's room, Jenkins allegedly immediately followed her inside and violently pinned her against the wall. The married police lieutenant proceeded to forcibly kiss the woman and reportedly told her that he had been attracted to her for some time.

Despite her strenuous protests, the victim said Jenkins moved to unzip his pants, exposed himself, and pushed her onto the bed before he sexually battered her against her will. The woman reportedly repeatedly told Jenkins “no” and to “stop."

During the attack, the victim said she was able to covertly use her phone to text her boss, who was also staying at the hotel, to call for help. According to the police report, the boss called her back and the woman was able to keep the line open.

On the other line, the boss could hear the victim's protests against the sexual attack and at one point heard her say "don't do this, you're married," even reminding Jenkins that his wife and kids are also at the hotel, WPTV noted.

Minutes later, the boss dashed to the victim's hotel room and began knocking on her door. The victim, obviously distraught, took the opportunity to answer the door and flee with her boss. She later told him about the rape.

Supervisors of the PBA were then informed of the alleged attack and notified Palm Beach Gardens Police Department about the incident.

Security footage at the hotel revealed that Jenkins seemingly pushed his way into the victim's room out of camera view, police said. Cameras also showed the moment Jenkins left the victim's room bound for his room on the second floor following the incident.

On the same day of the incident, the victim underwent a sexual assault examination, which later matched DNA obtained from Jenkins on April 30, reported Miami Herald.

In a statement, Jenkins' attorney Heidi Perlet argued that the incident involving the woman and the Miami-Dade cop was consensual. She noted that her client "strenuously" denies the accusations, eyeing to clear his good name.

"Anything that may have occurred between Lt. Jenkins and the alleged victim was nothing short of consensual. As a married man, Lt. Jenkins exercised poor judgment. As a married woman, so did the alleged victim. They may both be morally wrong, but this does not equal rape," she said.

Jenkins resigned from his leadership position at PBA last week following the April 25 incident after the Palm Beach Gardens Police launched a probe against him.

PBA has since told the media to direct their inquiries to the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department concerning Jenkins' criminal charges as investigations continue.

Jenkins, who has been serving with the Miami-Dade Police Department since 1996, has been relieved of duty with pay, according to the force. The cop in question will make a court appearance currently slated for June 7.

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