LODI, CA - A registered sex offendersought in the rape of a 13-year-old girl in Lodiwas arrested Monday.

John Robert Ganoe allegedly sexually assaulted the girl atknifepoint in a hotel room on the 800 block of S. Cherokee Lane last Wednesday, according to Lodi police Det. Hettie Schaeffer.

Ganoe knew the girl and lured her into his room, the detective said.

Ganoe was captured with the assistance of Stockton police and U.S. Marshals near Harding Way and Wilson Way in Stockton. He was booked into Lodi Jail on suspicion of rape, oral copulation, sodomy, lewd acts with a minor, threats with a weapon, and making terrorist threats.

Bail was set at $450,000.

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