Jul 5, 2014 3:06 PM by News Staff
Chico Police say they have arrested a man who sexually assulted a Chico woman in an alleyway just after 8:00 p.m. Friday.
Police say the alleged assault happened in the alleyway of the 1300 block of Laburnum Avenue in Chico.
When officers arrived they located 30-year-old Claudio Sanches fleeing the area. Sanches was detained without incident and arrested for a variety of charges. He was transported and booked into the Butte County Jail.
Police say Sanches did not know the vicitm, and is not a transient. At this time it appears to be a random attack.
Police are still investigating the incident, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Chico Police Department.
We will bring you more information as it becomes available.