DC man arrested for abduction of woman in Arlington

Arlington County police have arrested a D.C. man with the abduction of an Arlington woman outside of her apartment building.

Along with abduction, police have also charged 32-year-old Jerome King with intent to defile.

Police say the incident happened in the 1900 block of Clarendon Boulevard at around 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say the woman was leaving the apartment building when she was grabbed by King. A building concierge witnessed the incident and came to the victim's aid during the abduction attempt. King was later apprehended by police at the scene.

The victim was not injured.

King is a registered sex offender who was convicted of child sex abuse in 2004 in Maryland.

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