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An investment banker driving a Porsche, 47, is accused of hitting a 16-year-old girl through the window of her car after she ‘accidentally’ cut him off in traffic

  • Hillsborough County police have charged Stephen Irvin Saunders, 47, with punching a 16-year-old girl in the jaw at a red light after cutting her off in traffic
  • Police said Dec. 16 that Saunders became “enraged” after a teenage girl cut her Porsche 911 on Florida Avenue North in Tampa around 10:30 p.m.
  • Police said Saunders followed her to a nearby intersection, cut her off and confronted her at a red light
  • Saunders allegedly approached the victim’s vehicle and yelled at him, “What the hell are you doing?” Stupid bitch! You interrupted me!
  • Saunders then allegedly reached the girl’s open driver’s side window and punched her in the face with a clenched fist, leaving her bruised.
  • “The victim suffered from redness, pain and bruising on the left side of the jaw. “The victim is 16 years old and looks very young,” police said.










A Florida investment banker driving a Porsche has been accused of punching a teenage girl after “accidentally” cutting her off in traffic.

Hillsborough County police charged Stephen Irvin Saunders, 47, a self-employed investment banker, with punching a 16-year-old girl in the jaw at a red light after cutting her off in traffic in Tampa, according to an arrest affidavit.

Police said on December 16, Saunders became “enraged” after a 16-year-old girl cut into her Porsche 911 on Florida Avenue North in Tampa around 10:30 p.m. and followed her to a nearby intersection, cut her off and confronted her with a red light.

Hillsborough County Police charged Stephen Irvin Saunders, 47 (pictured), with punching a 16-year-old girl in the jaw at a red light after cutting her off in traffic

The girl identified Saunders' vehicle (pictured) because of its distinct design - her white and black Porsche 911 convertible had

The girl identified Saunders’ vehicle (pictured) because of its distinct design – her white and black Porsche 911 convertible had ‘911’ boldly printed on the driver’s side door

“As he stopped at a red light, the suspect got out of his vehicle and approached the victim’s vehicle and yelled at him, ‘What the hell are you doing? Stupid bitch! You cut me!” The court documents said.

Saunders, who according to court documents is 5ft 11in and 200lbs, then allegedly reached the girl’s open driver’s side window and punched her in the face with a clenched fist, leaving her bruised.

“The victim suffered redness, pain and bruising on the left side of the jaw,” court documents said. “The victim is 16 years old and looks very young.”

Police say the girl was able to remember Saunders’ vehicle because of its distinct design – her white and black Porsche 911 convertible had “911” boldly printed on the driver’s side door and is visible on her driveway on a photo taken of his house.

When found, the girl was also able to identify the 47-year-old when she was presented with a photo pack that included the image of his driver’s license.

“Based on the investigation, the suspect unlawfully entered the vehicle occupied by the victim and beat her,” court documents said.

Saunders, who was arrested Dec. 18, was charged with burglary of a conveyance with assault or battery, which the Hillsborough County Court System website says is a “punishable felony.” life,” Business Observer reported.

After pleading not guilty on December 20 to the road rage charge, he was released from Hillsborough County Jail on $15,000 bond.

Saunders’ attorney, Kevin Napper, says more details will be revealed about the incident.

“We will let the legal process unfold, and there is more to the story. You can quote me on that,” he told Business Observer.