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UCLA Police Arrest Suspect in Sexual Battery on Campus

The crime happened last Friday, according to police.

A 54-year-old suspect in a sexual battery on the UCLA campus was arrested Wednesday night.

The crime occurred about 1:30 p.m. Friday, according to the UCLA Police Department.

Babak Rahimzadeh allegedly approached the victim near the third-floor restroom of the Public Affairs Building, asked for directions, then grabbed her and sexually battered her, police said.

Police called Rahimzadeh and requested he come to police headquarters and he was arrested about 7 p.m., campus police Lt. Mark Littlestone told the Daily Bruin, the campus newspaper.

Police had earlier circulated a photo of the 54-year-old suspect, described as being of Middle Eastern descent, 5 feet 8 inches tall and 185 pounds, with brown hair.

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