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SJPD Arrests Suspect for Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, and Sexual Assault
Filed under Press Release, on 1/14/2020 7:50:00 AM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, Sexual Assault CASE NUMBER: 20-013-0603
LOCATION: Capitol Expressway and Tuers Road in San Jose 
 
 
VICTIM: Withheld AGE: 13 Years (female)
ADDRESS: 
 
 
SUSPECT: Tuan Binh Nguyen AGE: 70 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose resident
Suspect Tuan Binh Nguyen


San Jose, Calif. - The San Jose Police Department’s Sexual Assault Investigations Unit (SAIU) arrested Tuan Binh Nguyen for Kidnapping - 207(a) PC (Felony), False Imprisonment - 236/237 PC (Felony), Digital Penetration with a Child under 14 years old with Force - 289(b) PC (Felony), Lewd Act with a Child Under 14 Years Old with Force - 288(b)(1) PC (Felony).

On Monday, January 13, 2020, at about 3:35 PM, San Jose police officers responded to a weapons call at Capitol Expressway and Tuers Road in San Jose. A private armed security guard called 911 to report he interrupted a suspect sexually assaulting a juvenile female.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim's family hired the suspect several years ago to drive the victim home from school. On January 13th, the suspect dropped off other children and the victim was alone in the suspect's vehicle as he drove her home. The suspect deviated from the route and parked behind a business in the 1000 block of E. Capitol Expressway.

The security guard approached the suspect's vehicle and observed the suspect sexually assaulting the victim who was fighting off the attack. The security guard took the suspect into custody at gunpoint. Arriving officers took custody of suspect Nguyen and booked him into Santa Clara County Jail on the above listed charges.

Anyone with information about this case or similar incidents involving this suspect is asked to contact Detective Ed Sandoval or Detective John Tran of the San Jose Police Department’s Sexual Assault Investigations Unit at 408-277-4102.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.

BY: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Brian Anderson #3459
DATE: 01/14/2020 TIME: 7:45 AM DATE: 01/14/2020 TIME: 7:45 AM


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