Odessa Police Catch Man who Allegedly Attacked Woman Tuesday

ODESSA - Odessa police have caught the man they think attacked a woman on Tuesday at the Sunchase Apartments. He may also be the person who has been attacking women up and down Midland Drive in Midland.

Police say the suspect tried to attack a woman who was walking Thursday morning. According to OPD, the woman was walking near the Sunchase Apartments, when a Hispanic man grabbed her and punched her. He then took off running.

Police caught up to the suspect as he jumped over an apartment balcony. The suspect fought with officers, but was taken into custody.

34-year-old Jaime Lara Arenvias was arrested and charged with Assault and Criminal Trespass. Arenivas was booked on a warrant out of Big Spring for Driving While License Invalid.

Police believe Arenvias is responsible for a similar attack on Tuesday near the Sunchase Apartments. He also fits the description of the person responsible for a series of attacks up and down Midland Drive in Midland back in May.

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