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UCPD arrests, charges man for sexual battery near UCLA


Paris Carter, 28, was arrested for battery that occurred on Feb. 5 on the 500 block of Veteran Avenue, and sexual battery that occurred on Feb. 26 on the 600 block of Levering Avenue.

Paris Carter, 28, was arrested for battery that occurred on Feb. 5 on the 500 block of Veteran Avenue, and sexual battery that occurred on Feb. 26 on the 600 block of Levering Avenue.



Correction: The original version of this article incorrectly stated both incidents were sexual batteries. In fact, the Feb. 5 incident was battery.

University police have arrested a man in connection with a battery and a sexual battery near UCLA.

UCPD Lt. Kevin Kilgore said the department received a tip about the man and made contact with him at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Kinross and Glendon avenues. Paris Carter, 28, has been charged with felony sexual battery, false imprisonment and the possession of a loaded firearm.

Carter was arrested for a battery that occurred Feb. 5 on the 500 block of Veteran Avenue, and a sexual battery that occurred Monday on the 600 block of Levering Avenue.

Carter is currently being held in a Los Angeles sheriff’s detention center in lieu of $205,000 bail.

University police believe there may be additional victims, and urge anyone with information about the suspect to contact them at 310-825-9371.

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