POSTED: Monday, August 19, 2013 - 11:18am
UPDATED: Monday, August 19, 2013 - 11:23am
El Paso, Tx — Deputies with the El Paso County Sheriff's Office arrested an alleged sexual predator in connection to a sexual assault that took place almost one week ago.
According to EPSO officials, 18-year-old Dustin Joseph Rizzo of Canutillo, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault and Aggravated Robbery.
Sheriff's officials tell NewsChannel 9 that on Tuesday, August 13th, a 20-year-old woman was accosted at gunpoint, sexually assault and robbed while jogging in an El Paso County Park.
Rizzo is now in custody at the El Paso County Detention facility being held on a total $450,000.00 bond.
Sheriff's officials remind residents to be aware of the surroundings at all times, remember the buddy system when running, jogging or bike riding, be with at least one other person, stay in well-lit populated area and aslways let someone else know when and where you are going to be.