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Sexual assault suspect arrested in Santa Barbara

Posted at 11:06 AM, Mar 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-27 14:06:30-04

A man was arrested Tuesday in Santa Barbara after police say he sexually assaulted a woman at an apartment complex in the city.

Santa Barbara police responded to the 2700 block of Miradero Drive after the 911 call came in at around noon reporting the assault.

Police say the caller told them the suspect was still at the scene.

Once on scene and after learning the assault had happened at 10:30 a.m., police say Elpidio Monterrosa, 31, of Santa Barbara was taken into custody and booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail on two charges related to the sexual assault.

Elpidio Monterrosa
Elpidio Monterrosa