A Texas man Alfredo Vela IV have been detained for sexual assault of a passenger.
Alfredo has been detained for sexually assaulting a woman who accused him of touching her inappropriately on a Southwest flight from Houston, Texas, to Nashville, Tennessee.
As reported by the woman to Nashville Police Department Officers, she met briefly with Alfredo after which she fell asleep during the two-hour flight.
However, not long she woke to Alfredo touching her intimately,
She claimed he went on to touch her inner thigh, her breast and tried to put his hand under her skirt because she was scared of what was happening, she quickly called the attention of the flight crew.
Alfredo was arrested after the flight arrived in Nashville around 9:15 pm.
The arrest affidavit said the woman did not know Alfredo previously, WSMV reported.
According to police, Vela said he scratched the woman’s back, WSMV reports.
Alfredo was booked into the Davidson County Jail Sunday night. He was released on $5,000 bond Monday morning.
He has been scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 19.