Police arrest alleged Manhattan Heights sex predator

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 1:55pm

Police arrested the suspect believed to be the culprit in a series of sexual assaults and burglaries in the Manhattan Heights district of El Paso.

Police said Arturo Valtierra-Payan, 24, was arrested late Tuesday night. They said he recently moved to El Paso from Chihuahua, Mexico.

According to investigators, three women have been assaulted and the predator in a failed attempt tried to assault a fourth woman.

"They've all been during the night," said El Paso Police Sgt. Chris Mears.

Valtierra-Payan was charged with one count of Burglary with a $300,000 bond. The investigation continues.


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