Man accused of assault on beach

PRESS Staff Report

Roman Godino

Roman Godino

A McAllen man was arrested Saturday for allegedly attempting to assault a teenage beachgoer at Isla Blanca Park.

According to a press release issued by the Cameron Count Precinct 1 Constable’s office, deputies were dispatched to the park in reference to said crime. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the victim, an 18-year-old woman, who said that while she was inside the surf, “an unknown male suspect reached into her bikini bottom with his hand and attempted to sexually assault her.”

Authorities further reported that the victim began to scream at the perpetrator before her boyfriend and sister confronted the suspect. It was at this point that the man fled the area on foot.

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