California real estate agent attack spurs more reports from alleged victims

California real estate agent attack suspect arrested - CNN

()In the hours after a Los Angeles-area man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a during an open , more have reported attacks to authorities, said Wednesday.

The suspect was also arrested for multiple counts of sexual battery related to additional crimes already being investigated, a police spokesman said.
It was not immediately clear whether Karaboghosian, a resident of Encino, has a lawyer. He has not yet appeared in court.
    The Los Angeles ’s office does not yet have the case, according to Ricardo Santiago.

    Agent attacked outside front

    The agent was at an open house Sunday in Encino when the suspect approached her, police said in a release.
    footage shows the two talking outside the front door. The man’s face can be seen as he removes his hat and looks into the . Then, after shaking her hand, the shows the man pushing her to the ground and to stand over her.
    The video does not show what he did when she was on the ground. The woman said the man fled the scene.
    The woman sustained minor injuries to her leg, but she told CNN affiliate KCAL she might have suffered much worse if not for her screaming.
    “I think he would have raped me, that’s No. 1, and he would have killed me,” she told the station.
    The agent said she had seen the man before.
    She told KCAL he had come to an open house she hosted and that something in her gut warned her that he was dangerous.
    “I had a feeling from Day One that this person can me,” she said.
    Because of that feeling, she asked a friend to with her during Sunday’s open house. But once that friend left, the man arrived, KCAL reported.
    Feeling , she directed her conversation with him to the porch, the station reported. She said the man asked her to show him the closets, to get him a and to use the bathroom, but she declined to go in the house with him.
    She does not know if she continue to as a real estate after the attack. CNN does not publish the names of sexual victims who request anonymity.
    The real estate agent was injured with bruises and during the incident but is OK, her , Bob Siegmeth from Keller Williams Realty in Ranch, said.
    It’s been traumatic for her, Siegmeth added.
      CNN has contacted the real estate agent but she said she was not ready to comment.
      After video of the attack was shown on , several people have come to report being the victim of a physical or by the same man, police said.

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