MOORPARK (CBSLA) — A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after allegedly attacking a 76-year-old woman in her Moorpark home.

Edward Ayans, 49, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, rape, mayhem and elder abuse. (Ventura County Sheriff’s Department)

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Edward Ayans, of Moorpark, was taken into custody Tuesday morning after he allegedly raped and beat the woman while under the influence of methamphetamine, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department said.

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The woman was taken to a local hospital where deputies said she was in critical, but stable, condition.

Ayans was booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Ventura on suspicion of attempted murder, rape, mayhem and elder abuse. According to the sheriff’s department, Ayans is a convicted felon with a criminal history that spans three decades.

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His bail has been set at $1.1 million. He is due in court June 17.