BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - An elderly Tehachapi man appeared before a judge Wednesday on charges that he tied up, gagged and sexually assaulted a woman.
David Partovi, 79, is facing six felonies and is being held on $1 million bail.
Investigators said deputies found the victim naked and tied up inside Partovi's home.
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