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Anaheim Man Arrested For Kidnapping And Sexually Assaulting Woman He Offered A Ride Home
An Anaheim man was arrested early Sunday morning on charges of kidnapping and sexual assault after officers pulled him over when noticing a female passenger in his car had been trying to escape.Placentia Police officers pulled over 43-year old Jose Rodriguez on Placentia Avenue near Chapman Avenue just before 3 a.m. Sunday morning. During the stop, the alleged victim jumped out of the car and ran to the officers, telling them that Rodriguez had sexually assaulted her. As the woman was telling officers of her ordeal, Rodriguez fled the scene in his car. He was later tracked down by an Anaheim Police chopper in Riverside, according to KTLA. Rodriguez surrendered to officers.
Authorities say Rodriguez offered to give the woman a ride home from a nightclub in the Anaheim Hills area after her purse and cellphone had both been stolen. The woman alleged that Rodriguez had assaulted her during the trip and added that she tried to escape from the car multiple times.
Rodriguez was arrested on suspicion of "kidnapping for the purpose of a sex crime and other sexual assault charges."
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