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Yuma man arrested

(Sexual Assault suspect in custody)…It happened in Yuma.

The Sheriff’s Office says they were called at 6:20 Sunday morning. An adult female had reportedly been sexually assaulted. Officials say the victim reported that her ex-boyfriend had taken her home from a party. The two argued. The ex-boyfriend sexually assaulted the woman and then fled the scene. He was identified as 27-year-old John Alexander Rood the third. Almost 12 hours later, Investigators located the suspect in the 100 block of east 24th Place. Rood was interviewed and subsequently placed under arrest. He is being charged with attempted homicide by strangulation, kidnapping, aggravated assault and sexual assault. He was booked into the Yuma County Adult Detention Center.