FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Authorities have arrested a man who allegedly raped a person behind a Walmart store in Visalia. The suspect was identified as 50-year-old William Huston Bickford.
Visalia police say they responded to the Walmart on Mooney Boulevard near Caldwell Avenue shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday regarding a rape that had occurred behind the store. Officers arrived, spoke with the victim and started looking for the suspect.
A few minutes later, police say they located Bickford -- who matched the description of the suspect -- nearby at Caldwell Avenue and Divisadero Street. They say the victim positively identified the suspect. Bickford was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of rape.
Visalia police arrest man accused of rape behind Walmart