Woman carjacked and raped in Paso Robles
June 25, 2013
Paso Robles police arrested a man who allegedly carjacked a woman and raped her at gun point on Sunday.
At about 8:30 p.m., two men accosted the woman at a gas station on Niblick Road in Paso Robles. The men then coerced the woman to drive them to San Ardo.
After they arrived in San Ardo, one of the men left the vehicle while the other raped the woman at gun point.
The victim was able to escape from the vehicle and the man fled in her car.
On Monday, police arrested Edson Tapia, 21, of San Ardo and booked him into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of kidnapping, auto theft, and carjacking. His bail has been set at $100,000.