The woman told investigators she was held down and attacked by a man who threatened her and tried to hit her in the head with a screwdriver while telling her to perform sexual acts on him. The woman started screaming and the suspect fled to his vehicle parked nearby. Several citizens heard the woman screaming and stopped the suspect from driving away until officers arrived.
Police arrested Jesus Miguel Ramirez, 28, on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and attempted sexual assault.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Reno Police Department Detective Division at 334-2115, or Secret Witness at 322-4900.