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Man Arrested in Connection with Sexual Assault

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LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police arrested a Las Vegas man in connection with a sexual assault that happened at a hotel near Flamingo Road and South Las Vegas Boulevard.

Oreste Perez, 21, of Las Vegas was arrested Thursday afternoon. He is facing charges of sexual assault, battery with intent to commit sexual assault, kidnapping and coercion.

According to police, the victim called police at about 7 a.m. March 12 to report the assault. Investigating detectives recovered video surveillance of a person running from the scene where the victim said the assault happened.

A concerned citizen called police with information about the person seen in the video. Based on the information, police determined that Perez was the suspect.

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