Suspect Arrested in Sexual Assault of Woman Near Metro Station

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Police in Culver City have arrested a teenage suspect for allegedly groping a woman outside of a Metro Rail station, authorities announced Friday.

Culver City Assault Grope Groping Suspect
Surveillance video shows a man wanted in a Culver City sex assault investigation.

The 31-year-old victim was attacked a short time after exiting a Metro Rail train at the La Cienega/Jefferson station in Los Angeles on Oct. 9, according to the Culver City Police Department.

The sexual assault happened on a sidewalk in Culver City near the train station, police said.

The suspect was arrested on Thursday night and taken to Central Juvenille Hall.

Authorities had released photos of the attacker to the public earlier that day. He was described by authorities as a Hispanic man in his mid to late teens, about 5 feet 9 inches tall with a slim build.

Details about the attack were not given, but the woman was not raped, Lt. Jason Sims of the Culver City Police Department said.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Culver City Police Department at 310-253-6202.

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