A man suspected of forcing a woman into his truck near a car wash in Youngtown was arrested Monday evening, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.
Officials say they located the man, 41-year-old Alfredo Espinoza, near Wickenburg where they arrested him without any issues. Deputies say Espinoza was with the woman whom police identified as his girlfriend.
Espinoza was booked into the Fourth Avenue Jail on one count of assault.
The Sheriff’s Office released footage and photos from nearby surveillance cameras to the media prior to Espinoza’s arrest on Monday. In the footage, a woman could be seen running away from a man in the area of 11049 W. U.S. 60 in Youngtown.
The man, whom deputies identified as Espinoza, grabbed the back of her neck and forced her inside of a black 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.
Video surveillance of a possible abduction in Youngtown on Aug. 11, 2019.
Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office
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