SAN DIEGO (CBS/AP) — Officials have announced the arrest of a registered sex offender who was sought in connection with the sexual assault of two female roommates.

He was also accused of holding one of the women, overnight, against her will.

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KNX 1070’s Tom Reopelle reports 33-year-old Jeremy Stutzman and the alleged victims lived in the same apartment building in Vista.

Stutzman, who has been previously convicted of sexual battery, is accused of raping a 20-year-old woman and then sexually assaulting and kidnapping her 19-year-old roommate.

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He reportedly released the roommate hours later, police said.

Stutzman had last been seen driving a 2005 gray Toyota Corolla with California license plate 6RXG434.

Officials said Stutzman was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon outside a Motel 6 in Oceanside.

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