A 25-year-old man was sentenced on Friday, March 24, to seven years to life in prison for attempting to sexually assault a woman cleaning offices in Irvine.

Eduardo Godoy Gonzalez attacked the janitor about 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 6, 2019, in an office building at 17877 Von Karman Avenue.

Gonzalez was given credit for 1,733 days in jail awaiting trial. He was ordered to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

Prosecutors said the victim was confronted by Gonzalez, who was carrying a skateboard. He asked her in Spanish, “Only you here?”

The victim asked if he worked there, prosecutors said.

Gonzalez responded, “I have condoms, take off your clothes,” prosecutors said, and offered to pay for sex.

The victim rebuffed him and said she had children, prompting him to pull out a fake gun and point it at her, prosecutors said, and say he was going to kill her.

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Gonzalez grabbed her by the neck and at gunpoint pushed her about 20 feet into a conference room, where the two struggled for several minutes, prosecutors said. While the victim hollered for help to get the attention of her supervisor, Gonzalez tumbled over an ottoman and dropped the gun, so the woman ran for help in the next-door office building, prosecutors said.

Video surveillance caught the suspect bumping into a glass door of the building, so the authorities had it tested for DNA, prosecutors said. Police asked the public for help, and someone called investigators and identified him.