Police Stop Assault in Progress, Arrest Naked Man

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2011  |  Updated 10:04 AM CDT
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Police Stop Assault in Progress, Arrest Naked Man

A naked man was arrested after police said they caught him in the middle of sexual assault near downtown.

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The Dallas police stopped a sexual assault in progress under a highway overpass overnight Monday.

Police said a homeless man spotted the crime in progress under the Live Oak ramp at Interstate 45 in downtown Dallas just before midnight Tuesday.  The homeless man ran to a nearby highrise and notified security, who called police.

Officers arrived at the scene and stopped the crime. A naked man was taken into custody and now faces aggravated sexual assault charges. 

The victim was transported to Parkland Hospital in Dallas.

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