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Man arrested in sexual assault case

Berkan Muzaffer Kansu, of Virginia, is arrested Friday for alleged role in reported sexual assault in Laguna Beach earlier in the week.

June 11, 2011|By Joanna Clay

Editor's note: This version corrects the subheadline.

A Virginia man was arrested Friday as a suspect in a reported sexual assault, according to Laguna Beach police.
 
A woman reported she was sexually assaulted after meeting a man, who said he was from out of town, at a local restaurant earlier in the week.
 
They went to a hotel after dinner and he assaulted her against her will, Lt. Jason Kravetz said.
 
After the incident, the victim visited a clinic and spoke to a counselor. Police say they got knowledge of the assault shortly after.
 
An investigation led Laguna Beach police to Berkan Muzaffer Kansu, 23, of Dulles, Va. He is being held on $100,000 bail.

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