Local police detained a man in Punta Burica Tuesday afternoon. The man is suspected of sexually assaulting a minor.
The area’s regional director of Fuerza Pública, José Domingo Cruz, said the man was arrested by order of the prosecutor of native affairs. From Punta Burica in extreme southwest Costa Rica, the man was then taken in a helicopter by police to Corredores Wednesday morning. From Corredores, the man was taken to Golfito.