This is the man arrested for assault and burglary in Visalia. It’s believed he’s involved in more such crimes, where he preyed on people using social media tools.
Police are asking for anyone else who may have been a victim to come forward.
Alvarez is being held at the Tulare County jail on $150,000 bail.
Police believe this is not the first time Alvarez preyed on victims via social media and are asking anyone with information about the incident or similar incidents to call the Visalia Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at (559) 713-4234.