Norwalk police arrest Osvaldo Muniz, of Bridgeport, in 1988 rape and kidnapping case

Police say Osvaldo Muniz kidnapped a woman and sexually assaulted her on a neighbor's lawn.

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NORWALK - Police have made an arrest in a cold case from more than 20 years ago.

Norwalk police say DNA evidence led them to Osvaldo Muniz, of Bridgeport. Muniz is accused of breaking into a 19-year-old woman's house in Norwalk back in August of 1988. He allegedly kidnapped the woman at knifepoint, then sexually assaulted her on a neighbor's lawn.

Police arrested Muniz at his home yesterday.

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