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Man, 21, Suspected Of Raping 72-Year-Old Woman In Huntington Beach

HUNTINGTON BEACH ( — A 21-year-old man is in custody Monday on suspicion of raping a 72-year-old woman in Huntington Beach, police said.

Ahkail Demyers was arrested on suspicion of several sex assault charges in connection with the rape of a woman at a senior living apartment complex in the area of Main and Yorktown, according to Officer Marlatt of the Huntington Beach Police Department.

Officers were sent to the complex at about 7:50 p.m. Sunday and found the woman, who said she had been raped by a man who was still in the area. The woman said she came into contact with the suspect in the complex and had a conversation with him.

When she went back to her apartment, she told police the suspect followed her inside and sexually assaulted her.

The initial investigation found that the suspect may have an acquaintance at the complex and also resides there himself, police said.

The investigation into the sexual assault is continuing and no further details were released.

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