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Police: Suspect arrested for June sexual assault in Chico

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Police: Suspect arrested for June sexual assault in Chico

CHICO, Calif. - A sexual assault suspect was arrested Wednesday after detectives began investigating the case in June, the Chico Police Department said.

On Wednesday Chico Police Department Detectives and Violence Suppression Unit located 35-year-old Buster Rich of Chico.

An investigation began on June 19 when an officer found a victim of a sexual assault that occurred in south Chico.

The victim was treated and evidence was collected before the case was forwarded to the Detective Bureau for further investigation.

Police said Rich was identified as the suspect.

According to police, this appears to be an isolated incident and there is no danger to the public.

Rich was transported to the Butte County Jail and the case will be forwarded to the Butte County District Attorney’s Office.

His bail is set at $225,000.

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