Stefan Jaheel Sleeper

Stefan Jaheel Sleeper

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - Phoenix police said they arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl last month.

Stefan Sleeper, 22, was arrested Friday after investigators identified him and developed probable cause to arrest him, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

[ORIGINAL STORY: Phoenix police looking for man who sexually assaulted 13-year-old girl]

On Oct. 29, police were called to the area of Seventh Street and Vineyard Road for a reported sexual assault.

Police said a witness reported seeing the suspect assault the victim in an open field.

The victim had been walking with her 8-year-old brother when the alleged assault occurred.

[RELATED: Mother speaks out after man attempts to sexually assault young teen in Phoenix]

Police said the suspect was interrupted by a witness who heard the victim screaming for help.

During the investigation, authorities learned Sleeper was also identified as a suspect in an unrelated, armed robbery that happened at a business near 3400 W. Southern Avenue, police said.

Sleeper was booked for sexual assault, kidnapping and robbery.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

 


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(3) comments

Beelzebub

He is running out of room but I think there is just enough left for a nice, big "L" right between his eyebrows.

JF Conlon

So, when he assaulted the girl, he had a feather on his face? Then he got a whole bunch more "art" to cover the feather? I must be missing something here.

ShadyBear

Hey!!! Here's a crazy idea... If you have tats all over your face & commit a crime you automatically get a bullet through your skull. And..22YO??? And you got silly s*%@ all over your face.... not likely to contribute to society so why not just nip this mess in the bud??? I know ppl like that around my area..i wouldn't trust them to take out the trash but they sure look like it!!!

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