ALBERTA

Man accused of kidnapping, sex assault of woman in Red Deer turns himself in

12/06/2014 12:50 EST | Updated 02/04/2015 05:59 EST
RED DEER, Alta. - A man being sought on a warrant on charges of robbing and sexually assaulting a woman in central Alberta has turned himself in to police.

Blackfalds RCMP say Justin Mueller, 28, telephoned police from a residence in Edmonton on Friday night.

Officer went to a home in the city and Mueller was taken into custody.

Police say a 20-year-old woman was leaving her job shortly early Thursday morning at a hotel in Red Deer, Alta., when a man came to her driver's side door and brandished a knife.

The male forced the female to get in the passenger seat and he drove to a bank where he took her to the ATM and forced her to withdraw money from her account.

RCMP say he then took her to a rural location near Penhold where he sexually assaulted her before driving her back to Red Deer and dropping her off at a convenience store and leaving with her vehicle.

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