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Thursday 01/19/2023 4:45 PM - Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested
Date and Time of Incident: 1-19-23
Place of Occurrence: 5900 block of Entrada Avenue, Atascadero
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Nathan Daniel Abate, 34, Atascadero
Details of News Release: On 1-19-23, Sheriff's Detectives arrested 34-year-old Nathan Abate of Atascadero on sexual assault charges. After an extensive investigation, Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Abate. He was arrested for rape of an intoxicated person and oral copulation with a person under 18-years-old. Detectives also obtained an arrest warrant for Julian Contreras who is also accused of sexual assault charges stemming from the same investigation. Detectives are actively attempting to locate Contreras. No further information is available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Thursday 01/19/2023 4:45 PM