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Hawthorne man charged with sexual assault, accused of date rape

Aaron Robinson, 32, seen in this booking photo, is accused of raping a woman at his Hawthorne apartment. Police said Robinson met the alleged victim on an online dating website.

November 16, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A suspect has been charged with sexual assault in the alleged rape of a Riverside woman at the attacker's Hawthorne apartment.

Aaron Robinson, 32, has been charged with a single count of forcible rape after assaulting a woman he met through an online dating service.

Investigators said that on Nov. 4, he took her to a CVS store, where he purchased alcohol, and then drove her to his home.

Robinson was arrested Wednesday night, and authorities said evidence was found inside his apartment.

Robinson was booked at the Hawthorne Police Department. His bail was set at $100,000. He's scheduled to be arraigned on Friday.

If convicted, Robinson faces up to 8 years in prison.