Deputies arrest naked man on suspicion of sexual assault in Mayer

PHOENIX - Yavapai County sheriff's deputies arrested a man in Mayer on suspicion of sexual assault after finding him naked in the bed of a woman who called 911.

Deputies responded to a 911 hang-up call near Thunderbird Road and Seventh Street and found a woman who said she had been raped and that her assaulter was still in the house.

Brian Gonzales, 26, was arrested after deputies reportedly found him in the woman's bedroom, naked and lying on her bed.

The woman told deputies that Gonzales, whom she knew as an acquaintance, knocked on her door and tried to sexually assault her. She told deputies that she evaded him until he caught her in the bedroom and forced himself on her, according to a report.

The woman escaped and called 911 but was unable to stay on the line.

Deputies had been searching for Gonzales after reports that he threatened customers at a nearby Circle K. Gonzales could face charges of sexual assault, kidnapping and burglary.

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