Man arrested for attacking woman on popular McAllen trail
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:51:12 GMT —
A man is behind bars after being accused of attacking a woman on a popular hike & bike trail in McAllen.
McAllen police arrested 17-year-old Antonio Martinez on a Class C assault charge on Tuesday.
Martinez is accused of attacking a woman on a bicycle on the 6200 block of North 17th Street on Monday afternoon.
Investigators told Action 4 News that the teen tried talking to a woman riding a bicycle and then attacked when she tried leaving.
Full details were not immediately available but police were able to identify Martinez as the suspect.
Investigators said the 17-year-old was taken into custody off North 10th Street and Cardinal Avenue.
Martinez remains in custody at the McAllen City Jail where he is waiting to appear before a judge.
Tonight at 10 p.m., our Ryan Wolf speaks exclusively with police about this arrest and if it is connected to another case reported over the weekend.