Police Arrest Man Wanted In COTA Bus Stop Attack

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Columbus police have arrested a suspect in a brutal attack at a COTA bus stop.

A woman says she was raped while holding her three-year-old child earlier Monday morning near a stop near East Long Street and North Ohio Avenue in Near East Columbus.

Ronald Ayers has now been charged with one count of rape and two counts of kidnapping in the case.

Police released Ayers picture Wednesday afternoon, and within hours, he was arrested.

Contact Columbus police at 645-4545 if you know of Ayers whereabouts.