Ellensburg man suspected of rape arrested, police investigate

ELLENSBURG, Wash. - Police have arrested a man suspected of raping a 14-year-old girl.

Reports said Ellensburg police (EPD) were informed of a 14-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted.

Investigators determined Luis Sanchez-Vargas, 21, had lured the victim to his Ellensburg home where the crime occurred.

EPD arrested Sanchez-Vargas on March 1 for rape of a child and imprisonment and are holding him at the Kittitas County Corrections Center according to reports.

Officials continue to investigate the case.

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