Man who targeted women near USC campus arrested in Florida

(Source: Miami-Dade Police Department)

The man who offered rides to women near the USC campus and assaulted one woman has been arrested in Florida.

According to the Miami-Dade Police Department, Farris Kaloti, 28, was arrested on Thursday afternoon. An incident report says Kaloti switched lanes without using a turning signal. An officer pulled Kaloti over for the traffic violation and discovered Kaloti had two active warrants in Miami-Dade County.

Kaloti is being held on a $9,999 bond.

On Tuesday, the Columbia Police Department said two women hitched a ride with Kaloti on November 26. When one woman tried to exit the car, Kaloti grabbed her in an attempt to prevent both from leaving.