Suspect in Las Vegas sexual assault case arrested near Los Angeles


The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports that 22-year-old Oscar Gonzalez, a suspect in a 2017 sexual assault, has been arrested in Huntington Beach, California.

LVMPD reports that on July 12, 2017, Gonzalez met a woman outside a hotel near Harmon Avenue near Las Vegas Boulevard and offered to escort her to her room. After arriving at the room, Gonzalex reportedly forced her inside, covered her mouth with his hand, and sexually assaulted her. Gonzalez then reportedly fled the room.

He is currently being held in Orange County Jail.

Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the LVMPD Sex Crimes at 702-828-3421. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-3385-5555, on the internet at, or text CRIMENV plus tip information to 274637 (CRIMES).

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