Charles James, 30, of Antelope Valley, was tracked down at a residence in Greenville, South Carolina, and arrested Thursday morning.
James is suspected of sexually assaulting a girl Dec. 13 in the 2000 block of East Avenue J-8 in Lancaster around 6:15 a.m. The 14-year-old victim, who was on her way to Eastside High School, was allegedly dragged by James into nearby bushes and raped.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Sgt. Hudson at (877) 710-5273.