Man charged in woman's kidnapping faces new charge

Osvaldo Valdez charged with aggravated sexual assault

SAN ANTONIO – A 40-year-old man who is in jail in connection with the kidnapping of a woman on the city's South Side is now being charged with aggravated sexual assault.

According to an arrest affidavit, Osvaldo Valdez forced the woman into his pickup truck at knifepoint last Tuesday and then drove her around for several hours.

At one point, the woman was forced to walk through a wooded area and was sexually assaulted, the affidavit stated. The victim was returned to her home later that night.

The victim's family called police and she and Valdez were questioned.

Valdez has also been charged with aggravated kidnapping.

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