DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Denton Police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting and strangling a woman.

Gadiel Alejandro Davila-Perez, 21, of Little Elm is in the Denton City Jail with bond set at $1 million.

Gadiel Alejandro Davila-Perez mugshot (Denton PD)

Police said it happened on Saturday, July 17 around 4:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of Cleveland St.

A 911 called reported the sexual assault victim approached them asking for help.

Officers and paramedics arrived and the woman was taken to a hospital.

In an interview with her, investigators learned she had been strangled, repeatedly punched, threatened, and sexually assaulted by a man she didn’t know.

The suspect was later identified as Davila-Perez.

The Joint East Texas Fugitive Task Force, composed of members from the Denton Police Department and Denton County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Davila-Perez Wednesday, July 21 with the assistance of the Little Elm Police Department.

Davila-Perez is currently in the City of Denton Jail being held on a $1 million bond.

CBSDFW.com Staff