Littlefield Police arrested a man early Wednesday morning (Oct. 10) for sexual assault.

KAMC News reports police responded to a home along West 6th Street for a welfare check. When police arrived, they discovered two individuals who had found 69 year-old Alex Hernandez sexually assaulting a woman. The individuals came to help the victim; meanwhile Hernandez fled the scene.

Police arrested Hernandez shortly after in the 1100 block of West 6th.  After they detained Hernandez, they found two warrants out for his arrest, one for aggravated assault in Dallas County, and another in Lamb County.

Those warrants were added to the current charges facing Hernandez.

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