HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA) – Two men suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in downtown Huntington Beach were arrested, authorities announced Wednesday.
The woman, whose name was not released, was allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted by the two men Sunday before she was released on Pacific Coast Highway, south of Warner Avenue, according to Huntington Beach Police Department Public Information Officer Jennifer Carey.READ MORE: High Heat Expected To Grip Southern California This Week
A passing motorist saw the woman on the highway and contacted authorities. She was taken to a hospital, treated for minor injuries and released.READ MORE: Range Fire: Firefighters Battling Small Brush Fire In Sylmar From Ground, Air
HBPD detectives identified the suspects as 47-year-old Florentino Bacilio and 30-year-old Angel Evaristo, Carey said. Both men were located and arrested in Long Beach, and their case will be forwarded to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office for review.
Anyone with information on the assault was asked to call the HBPD hotline at 714-375-5066.MORE NEWS: Beloved Security Guard Killed In Hit-And-Run In Long Beach Identified As Derrick Smith
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