Arrested: Pierre Anton

The French citizen was arrested by Santa Cruz police Wednesday evening for allegedly raping a woman along the San Lorenzo River early Saturday morning. The 19-year-old was arrested after police received tips directing them to a home where he was staying, police said.

Anton was in the United States as part of a work-exchange program and was scheduled to leave the United States next week, police said. The victim identified him as the attacker, police said.

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