Convicted sex offender wanted for attempted rape of coworker arrested in Redondo Beach

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Gerard Finn, 57, is seen in this mugshot photo released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.
Gerard Finn, 57, is seen in this mugshot photo released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015.
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REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- A convicted sex offender wanted on suspicion of trying to rape a woman in her home was arrested by Redondo Beach police officers.

Gerald Finn, 57, of San Bernardino, is suspected of luring a coworker to a shed in her yard in Highland on Oct. 18. He punched her several times, attempted to tie her up, cut off her clothing with a knife, and then used the knife to threaten her for oral copulation, authorities said.

He recently served an 8-year prison term for rape and assault of another woman. Finn is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday and his bail is set at $3 million.