Man arrested for sexual assault of Lancaster teen

LANCASTER, Calif. (KABC) -- A man has been arrested for allegedly attacking and sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl near a school in Lancaster on Wednesday.

Authorities say the incident happened in a desert area near some portable classrooms, across the street from Lancaster Baptist School.

Deputies responded to the scene at 3:30 p.m. The suspect tried to drive off, but his car got stuck in sand.

After a struggle, the man was arrested and taken away with a mask over his face.

The teen was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

No further information was available.
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