The Inyo Sheriff's Department received a call at 4:30 am Thursday from a woman in Bishop who said she was the victim of a sexual assault. Six hours later, officers arrested 28 year old Alex Lujano of Bishop as the suspect in the crime.alex_lujano.jpg

After the call from the woman, officers said they determined she had been raped. Detective Kelvin Johnston developed a list of suspects and officers picked up Lujano. He was seen in handcuffs at Northern Inyo Hospital.

Officers explained that Lujano was there for what they described as a forensic exam. Lujano was then taken to the Bishop Police Department and from there, transported to the Inyo County Jail at Independence.

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