REPORT: Man accused of sexually assaulting woman during flight
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A Texas man was arrested and charged with sexual battery after a passenger accused him of inappropriately touching her on a Southwest flight from Houston, Texas to Nashville, Tenn., Sunday night, police confirmed.
The victim allegedly told Nashville Police Department officers that she had a brief conversation with the man, identified as Alfredo Vela IV, 30, before she fell asleep during the two-hour flight. The arrest affidavit said the woman did not know Vela IV previously, WSMV reported.
The article goes on to state the following:
According to the affidavit, the woman said she woke up to Vela rubbing her back. She said he went on to rub her inner thigh, touched her breast and tried to put his hand under her shirt.
The woman said she was frozen in fear during the incident, but alerted flight crew soon after.
— WUSA9 (@wusa9) September 24, 2018
Texas man arrested for allegedly groping woman on Southwest Airlines flight https://t.co/yZyXt99glr
— Conor Shine (@Conor_Shine) September 24, 2018
Police say he admitted to scratching her back- but wouldn’t speak to officers when he was arrested. https://t.co/nMyQ6k4okM
— News Talk KSGF (@NewsTalkKSGF) September 24, 2018
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