Woman Assaulted After Being Attacked at Buena Store
Deputies from the Yakima County Sheriff's Office are searching for a 45-year-old man who they say attacked a woman at a Buena convenience store on Saturday. Deputies say the attack was reported just before 6:00 a.m. Saturday at the X-Mart. They say the woman was walking her dog in the parking lot when the man attacked her. The suspect, identified as Rolando Rivas then got back into his car rammed another car in the parking lot and took off with the woman in his car. Authorities later found the car floating in a canal near Zillah. The woman victim and the man have yet to be found. Deputies say Rivas is a convicted felon, known to carry firearms and hostile towards police. The woman he assaulted has an active No-Contact Order against Rivas.
The investigation continues today. Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 509-574-2500