A 35-year-old man was arrested in Banning Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman with special needs over several years.

The Banning Police Department received a report on Feb. 6, 2020, that Rene Leonel Robles Cerna had been sexually assaulting the woman, leading detectives to begin an investigation, police said.

Detectives contacted Cerna at about 9:40 a.m. Tuesday morning and placed him under arrest. He was booked into the Larry Smith Correctional Facility on one charge each of rape of a victim incapable of providing consent, sodomy of a victim incapable of providing consent and kidnapping.

No further details were released.

Anyone with additional information on the case was asked to call the Banning Police Department’s Detective Bureau at 951-922-3170.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.