LA man faces sex charges

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Police arrested a 29-year-old Los Alamos man for allegedly sexually assaulting another employee while working an overnight shift March 13 at the Chevron gas station on Trinity Drive.

According to police, the suspect, Carlos Martinez, allegedly trapped the woman in a walk- in freezer and allegedly abused the victim before letting her go.

Martinez faces three felony sex charges and a kidnapping charge, since he forcefully kept her in the freezer until she complied with his demands.

He is currently being held in the Los Alamos Detention Center on a $50,000 cash-only bond, according to LAPD Cmdr. Randy Foster.

Get more on this developing story in Wednesday's edition of the Los Alamos Monitor.