The man arrested Jonathan Anderson, 33, for sexually assaulting the woman while doing push-ups in gym class
Man, 33, is arrested after ‘sexually abusing the woman in the 24-hour Fitness gym while doing push-ups in a training class’
- Jonathan Anderson, 33, entered a gym in Fremont during an exercise class
- Anderson would have pushed a woman to the floor before she took off her clothes
- Gym staff blocked Anderson’s escape to ensure that the police could take him away
- It is later assumed that he has made a full confession after he has been detained
Jonathan Anderson, 33, entered a gym in Fremont, California during a practice class when he allegedly pushed a woman to the floor before she took off her clothes
A 33-year-old man from California was arrested after allegedly sexually abusing a woman in a gym.
Jonathan Anderson entered the Fremont 24 Hour Fitness gym in Fremont near San Francisco, where a training lesson took place.
The Fremont Police Department says that Anderson “entered the classroom” without warning and walked over to a woman who did push-ups.
The 6-foot tall man weighing 255 pounds would have pushed the woman to the floor before attempting to sexually attack her and take off her clothes.
A number of other people were training at the gym at the time of the alleged attack.
One of them pulled Anderson from his victim and stood between them to prevent further attacks.
Workers at the gym then blocked the man from leaving and held him until the police arrived.
Anderson was arrested on charges of sexual battery and abuse and is currently in custody.
He appeared to be on trial as a result of two separate previous convictions.
Gym staff blocked Anderson’s escape from the 24 Hour Fitness gym in Fremont, pictured, to ensure that the police could take him away. It is later assumed that he has made a full confession
The police say that Anderson has known the attack “in detail.”
“The Fremont police would like to thank the Good Samaritan for intervening in the attack,” Lieutenant Michael Tegner said in a statement.
“Their rapid action stopped this horrific attack and helped the suspect to be arrested quickly. It took courage and courage to intervene. “
The police believe that this was not the first attack that Anderson may have committed and hopes that more people can come forward when recognizing the photo of the suspect.
Anyone with relevant information is asked to call the police investigation unit at 510-790-6954.