PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -

A 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion he raped a woman, authorities said.

Police responded to a report of a sexual assault at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of West San Rafael Drive, where a woman told them she was attacked by transient Steven Michael Evans, Palm Springs police Sgt. Harvey Reed said.

At 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Evans was arrested in the 300 block of South Palm Canyon Drive on suspicion of rape by force, battery, damaging a wireless communication device and violation of probation, Reed said.

He was booked at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Facility in Banning.