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Man arrested for sexual assault

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police Department arrested 26-year-old Joel Torres Raices of Madison for 4th Degree Sexual Assault.

Early morning of June 16, a 21-year-old woman reported to police that she was touched inappropriately over her clothes.  The victim says she was trying to call a cab when the suspect tried to pay her to get in his car.  She refused, and he grabbed her arm.

He had unwanted contact with her before she got away.  A witness gave police the suspect's license plate number.  Raices was found at his home.  He denies having contact with the victim.

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