Man stabbed throughout alleged tried rape of lady in Orange County

A person was arrested after he allegedly tried to rape a lady in a public Westminster space.

The suspect was recognized as Ernesto Nuno, a 41-year-old Lengthy Seashore resident, in accordance with Westminster police.

On Saturday round 11:45 p.m., officers responded to studies of an tried sexual assault behind a CVS retailer on the 15400 block of Brookhurst Road.

The feminine sufferer instructed police that whereas she was sitting down in an alleyway, Nuno allegedly approached her and uncovered his genitals. He then requested her to “orally copulate him,” to which she refused, police mentioned. 

“When the sufferer refused, Nuno allegedly started punching the sufferer within the face and head and tried to take away her pants whereas utilizing his physique weight to carry her down,” in accordance with arrest paperwork.

At that time, the sufferer retrieved her pocketknife and stabbed Nuno which finally stopped the assault, police mentioned. 

Arriving officers later noticed Nuno close to the crime scene with an damage to his proper hand, in keeping with being stabbed. 

He was arrested and booked into the Orange County Jail on costs of tried rape and assault with intent to commit rape.

The incident stays underneath investigation. Anybody with extra info is requested to contact the Westminster Police Division at 714-548-3783. Nameless ideas might be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS  or on-line at

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