STORM LAKE, Iowa | A 43-year-old man is in custody after police say he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl in a vehicle in Storm Lake last year.
A Storm Lake Police Department press release said Ricardo Venegas Gonzalez fondled the girl while traveling in the vehicle on Oct. 30, 2016.
The department received the allegation on Feb. 9, and Venegas Gonzalez was arrested on Wednesday for a warrant charging him with lascivious acts with a minor, a class C felony.
Venegas Gonzalez, of Storm Lake, is booked in the Buena Vista County Jail on $10,000 bond.
The Iowa Department of Human Services and the Child Advocacy Center at Mercy Medical Center-- Sioux City assisted with the investigation.