McAllen rape suspect arrested at Hidalgo bridge

Gerardo Elizondo

A man wanted for a rape charge in McAllen is behind bars after being arrested at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge.

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) officers told Action 4 News that 20-year-old Gerardo Elizondo was coming back from Mexico on Thursday.

A customs officer ran Elizondo's identification and learned there was an oustanding warrant for his arrest.

Elizondo is wanted for a sexual assault charge filed by the McAllen Police Department.

Customs officers turned Elizondo over to the custody of McAllen police.

Bond information for Elizondo was not immediately available.