Police arrest man in connection with sexual attack on Strip


A 19-year-old man was arrested Saturday on a slew of recommended charges stemming from an alleged sexual attack on the Strip last week of a person older than 65, Las Vegas police said.

Police said David Randell Ferren was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on four counts of sexual assault with a victim older than 65, battery with the intent to commit sexual assault, coercion and burglary.

Police said Ferren's alleged crime took place Tuesday near the intersection of Flamingo Road and the Strip . The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information pertaining to this crime is urged to call the Metropolitan Police Department's Sexual Assault Detail at 828-3421 or Crime Stoppers at 385-5555.

Contact reporter Antonio Planas at aplanas@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-4638.

 

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