SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) – Investigators are releasing more information on the case of a man suspected of sexually assaulting multiple minors at a South Lake Tahoe store.

South Lake Tahoe police announced on Monday that Sergio Antonio Recendiz-Rodriguez, a 46-year-old Gardnerville resident, was arrested in connection to the alleged incidents. Exactly when and how many incidents took place has not been made clear.

Sergio Antonio Recendiz-Rodriguez’ booking photo. (Credit: South Lake Tahoe Police Department)

The alleged incidents took place at the Goodwill Store in South Lake Tahoe, police say, but Recendiz-Rodriguez was not an employee.

Investigators say witnesses reported seeing the alleged incidents. Police are thanking Goodwill employees for helping them quickly identify Recendiz-Rodriguez as the suspect.

Recendiz-Rodriguez is in the US illegally, police say. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has placed a hold on him.

The case is still under investigation and anyone with further information, or who believes they may be a possible victim, is asked to contact South Lake Tahoe police at (530) 542-6100.


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