Man accused of trying to rape woman at Edinburg tire shop

A man is behind bars after being accused of trying to rape a woman at an Edinburg tire shop on Monday.

Edinburg police report that the sexual assault attempt happened at the Medina Tire Shop off Closner Boulevard.

Investigators told Action 4 News that a woman went there alone to get a flat tire fixed.

Police said the suspect Lorenzo Gonzalez lured her to a back room.

That TMs where Gonzalez allegedly locked the door, cornered the young woman and tried to rape her.

Gonzalez is charged with attempted sexual assault.

Bond is set at $50,000 dollars.

Investigators said Gonzalez is an illegal immigrant.