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      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.

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