Man Arrested For Sexual Assault in South Lake Tahoe

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Manuel Ramos Munoz, 30 - Courtesy of South Lake Tahoe Police Department

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE –

Thursday night, South Lake Tahoe police detectives arrested a man in connection with a kidnapping and sexual assault committed earlier that morning.

Manuel Ramos Munoz, 30, confessed to the crime at the station after agreeing to come in voluntarily.

Munoz is a maintenance worker and resident at the Big Pines Mountain House of Tahoe — the motel where the victim was abducted from at knife point.

He confessed to forcing the victim away from the motel to a secluded area where the sexual assault was committed.

Munoz has been charged with several felonies including kidnapping for the purpose of committing sexual assault, assault with a deadly weapon and battery causing great bodily harm.