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32-Year-Old Man Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Battery

A 32-year-old Los Angeles man was facing possible felony charges Monday following his arrest on suspicion of sexual battery for allegedly attacking women on the street and in their homes.

The attacks occurred Wednesday afternoon along the Olympic Boulevard and Wilshire Boulevard corridors, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Specific locations were not disclosed.

Detectives with the LAPD's West Bureau released images of the suspect Friday.

A busy Los Angeles neighborhood is on edge after a sexual predator attacked women on the street and inside their homes.

Carlos Vazquez Castro was arrested about 5:30 a.m. Saturday, police said.

Castro's bail was set at $1 million and the case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office for possible criminal filing, according to the LAPD, which declined to release additional information about the investigation.

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