Police have announced the arrest of a man suspected in a sexual assault in the Laramie area.

According to Laramie Police, Carbon County law enforcement arrested an as-yet-unidentified 22-year-old man in the community of Baggs.

The man is believed to be a suspect in, what police are calling, a first degree sexual assault that was reported in Laramie during the early morning hours of October 13th.

The suspect has been transported to the Albany County Detention Center where he is awaiting a hearing for charges in the case.

First Degree Sexual Assault is a felony punishable by imprisonment for not less than five years, no more than fifty years.