A Little Elm man accused of sexual assault was arrested Wednesday in connection to an incident Saturday, according to a news release.

Gadiel Alejandro Davila-Perez, 21, was charged with aggravated sexual assault and booked into the Denton City Jail Wednesday. He’s being held on a $1 million bond.

On Saturday, police were dispatched to the 1100 block of Cleveland Street around 4:44 a.m. A 911 caller said the victim approached them asking for help. The release says she was strangled, punched repeatedly, threatened and sexually assaulted by a man she didn’t know.

Denton police officers and Denton County sheriff’s deputies arrested Davila-Perez with the Little Elm Police Department. He was arrested in the 1800 block of Preston on the Lake Boulevard in Little Elm.

ZAIRA PEREZ can be reached at 940-566-6882 and via Twitter at @zairalperez.

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