EL SEGUNDO (CBSLA) – A man who allegedly raped a woman he met on the Metro in El Segundo was arrested Friday, police said.

Kerry Frank Lathon is accused of luring the woman Sunday morning to a secluded stairwell behind a parking garage in the 2300 block of East Rosecrans Avenue and assaulting her. The suspect then fled the area.

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Lathon is a 35-year-old transient, according to El Segundo police, and is on parole for criminal threats.

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He was taken into custody in Gardena with assistance from U.S. Marshals and task force officers from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

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Anyone with additional information is urged to contact Detective Rasmusson at 310-524-2216 or krasmusson@elsegundo.org.