Monday, October 20th, 2014

One Person Arrested In Connection With Alleged Sexual Assault

The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says one person was arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault. Police say 27-year-old John Alexander Rood the Third was arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a woman on Sunday morning. Early Sunday morning deputies responded to 3500 West Eighth Street. The victim told investigators Rood gave her a ride home from a party before they started arguing. Officials say Rood sexually assaulted her. Deputies arrested him on charges of attempted homicide by strangulation, kidnapping, aggravated assault, and sexual assault.

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