San Leandro police have arrested a 50-year old registered sex offender for parole violation and for annoying and molesting a child in connection with an incident that occurred Sunday evening on the 1200 block of Estudillo Avenue.
According to police a 15-year-old jogger was running for exercise when she noticed a man walking alongside her who seemed suspicious.
Police say the man followed the jogger home and stopped outside her residence.
The jogger told her family and they went outside to confront the subject, who left the area.
The family called 911 and police units converged on the area. Based on a description provided by the jogger, officers located and detained the man a couple of blocks away on Estudillo Avenue, near Grand Avenue.
Police say the jogger positively identified the man, Alton Watson, as the person who had followed her home.