The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sexual Assault Section is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest related to a sexual assault that occurred at a hotel near Flamingo Road and South Las Vegas Boulevard on March 12, 2013, at approximately 7:00 a.m.
The victim was escorted by a citizen to security where she was able to call for police assistance. As a result of the investigation detectives recovered video surveillance of a person running from the scene where the sexual assault was reported to have occurred. This person is described as a light skinned, mixed race or black male standing approximately 5’6”, 130lbs with very short hair. He was last seen wearing a light
colored sport coat with black collar, blue jeans, and dark shoes.
A concerned citizen provided information regarding the person of interest shown in the surveillance video. Based on this information, LVMPD Sexual Assault detectives developed 21 year-old Oreste Perez as the suspect in the sexual assault that occurred on March 12, 2013. On March 28, 2013 at approximately 4:45 p.m., members of the Criminal Apprehension Team (CATS) located Perez in the 5900 block of Hickory Nut Avenue in Las Vegas and placed him into custody.
Perez was booked into the Clark County Detention Center where he faces charges of Sexual Assault, Battery with Intent to Commit Sexual Assault, Kidnapping and Coercion. A photograph of Oreste Perez accompanies this press release.
LVMPD would like to thank the citizens of Clark County and its media partners for their continued support in keeping our community safe. This investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with any information regarding this crime is urged to call the LVMPD Sexual Assault Section at 828-3521or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com.
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