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WEST SACRAMENTO, California (KCRA) -A West Sacramento, California police officer is facing sexual assault and kidnapping charges.

Sergio Alvarez, 37, was on duty when the crimes allegedly took place, according to a news release from the West Sacramento Police Department, issued Monday.

An investigation identified six victims: All women, ages 20 to 47, police said. All of them frequented the West Capitol Avenue area, the release says.

Alvarez used his position to stop and assault the women, police said.

He is being held on $26.3 million bond.

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