HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A male was arrested Thursday morning after he approached and sexually assaulted a woman in the stairwell of the McDulin Parking Garage in Hamilton.
Police say at approximately 7 a.m. the woman was walking from her car around in the parking garage when the male approached her in the garage stairwell and reached under her skirt and touched her in a sexual manner.
Police say that she was able to fight the offender off and ran away.
The female did not receive any physical injuries.
David Patrick, 27, was arrested after police officers arrived and found him just after 9 a.m.
Patrick is a known sex offender who was convicted in 2013 of attempted abduction and incarcerated in the Ohio Prison System.
He was released from prison on June 24, 2014.
Patrick is in Butler County Jail and being held on charges of: gross sexual imposition, breaking and entering and abduction. He will be arraigned in the Hamilton Municipal Court Friday morning.