Crime

Fresno man arrested in sex assault on minor, police say

Sayavong Phongsavanh
Sayavong Phongsavanh Fresno Police Department

A 28-year-old Fresno man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual assault involving a minor, police said.

Sayavong Phongsavanh was taken into custody during a traffic stop in central Fresno.

Sgt. Israel Reyes said officers earlier obtained an arrest warrant for Phongsavanh and made the stop Thursday morning. During the stop, officers also recovered a firearm.

Officers also searched Phongsavanh’s home in the 3600 block of East Clay Avenue.

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