AUSTIN - Police arrested a man after he allegedly admitted to raping a high school student while she was on her way to school last week.
The victim told police that on the morning of Thursday, September 1, she was on her way to school when she saw the suspect waiting for her. The suspect, identified as 22-year-old Isaac Sosa, knew the victim and allegedly told her in what police said was a threatening manner to come with him.
According to the arrest affidavit, Sosa took the victim to an alley behind Galaxy Cafe, located in the 8100 block of Mesa. Sosa told police that he wanted to have sex with her and she refused. Police said Sosa then sexually assaulted her. The victim said that Sosa was threatening to kill her and that she was scared for her life before and after the assault
After the assault, Sosa allegedly followed the victim into the women's restroom of a nearby restaurant. The victim said that he threatened to kill her if she told anyone. Police said Sosa slapped the victim in the face so hard the victim said tshe thought she was going to pass out.
"I knew I had lost control of her and wanted to regain control by fear so I slapped her across the face," Sosa told police, according to the affidavit.
Sosa then allegedly took the victim to the Westover Hills Church parking lot and continued to threaten her against telling police. Sosa then choked the victim so hard that she couldn't breathe.
When the victim was able to go back to school, she told school authorities what had happened. Police responded to the scene and were able to identify and apprehend Sosa.
Sosa acknowledged to detectives that he had raped the victim. He was charged with second-degree felony sexual assault and was taken to the Travis County Jail on a $75,000 bond.
Police said that Sosa was connected to the victim and is not a threat to the public.