Visalia police arrest man for soliciting a minor for sex

October 2, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police in Visalia say they arrested a man for soliciting a minor for sex.

The suspect is identified as 49-year-old Ramon Tovar, he also goes by the name of "Jasmine."

An investigation began Tuesday, after police got a report of a suspect contacting a 17-year-old boy on three different occasions within the past month.

Police say it happened in the area of Prospect Avenue and Giddings Street, as the victim was walking to school. That's where they made the arrest.