Washington man arrested for allegedly raping unconscious woman - KLFY News 10

Washington man arrested for allegedly raping unconscious woman


Washington Police Department made an Arrest this weekend in reference to the Rape of a Town Resident while she was asleep in a friend's bed. 

The name's of the Victim and the suspect is being withheld at this time due to the investigation is still ongoing. 

The incident took place in the 500 block of East Vine Street.  Statements received from witness to the incident advised officers that the victim came over to her home and took her medication and then asked if it was ok for her rest in her spare room. 

The witness stated that while the victim was inside one of the bedrooms asleep the suspect left the residence and then came back at later time and opened the door to the room where the victim was sleeping and entered the room without anyone seeing him. 

The suspect at that time took advantage of the victim while she was under the influence of her medication.  The witness stated that she walked into the room and asked the suspect what was he doing to her friend and at that time contacted the Washington Police Department. 

After interviewing the victim and the suspect, the officers arrested the suspect and charged him with 14:43 Simple Rape.  The suspect was at that time properly booked into the Washington Police Department Jail and then transferred to the St. Landry Parish for holding. 

Again, the case is still ongoing and more arrest will be made.  

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