Suspect arrested in rape of woman in Lincoln Heights park restroom

- A 27-year-old reputed gang member has been arrested in connection with the attack and rape of a woman in a public restroom in a park in Lincoln Heights, police said.

The sexual assault took place about noon on Monday in Lincoln Park, south of Mission Road, said Officer Liliana Preciado, an LAPD spokeswoman.

"The victim was an adult female,'' Preciado said. "She was taken to a hospital where she was treated for assault and rape.''

The case is being investigated by the sexual assault section of Robbery Homicide Division, Preciado said.

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