SACRAMENTO, CA - A man was arrested in connection to a sexual assault in a North Sacramento neighborhood Friday evening.
Sacramento police responded to the intersection of Altos Avenue and Las Palmas Avenue around 7:25 p.m. after getting reports of a sexual assault in progress. When officers got to the scene, they immediately rescued the victim and arrested 20-year-old Eric Mitchell, Sacramento police said.
Police said the woman and Mitchell were walking together as friends, but for an unknown reason the suspect attacked the woman. Witnesses in the area immediately called 911 to report the crime.
The woman was treated at the scene by medical personnel.
Mitchell was booked into Sacramento County Jail for multiple sexual assault charges, police said.