Suspect in early-morning sexual assault arrested

Suspect in early-morning sexual assault arrested

POSTED: Friday, March 9, 2012 - 1:30pm

UPDATED: Friday, March 9, 2012 - 1:34pm

Detectives have charged a Shreveport man in connection with an alleged sexual assault that occurred early this morning.

Joshua King, 34, was arrested, charged with one count of aggravated rape and booked into the Shreveport City Jail.

Shreveport Police patrol officers were dispatched to a home in the 3200 block of Wagner Street relative to a sexual assault at around 4:00 a.m. on Friday, March 9.

Upon arrival, officers contacted an adult female who reported she had been sexually assaulted by a known suspect. According to the victim, King broke into her home through a bedroom window and accosted her while armed with a box cutter.

Following the attack, King, of the 4000 block of Greenwood Road in Shreveport, fled the scene of the crime but was soon apprehended without incident by responding officers.

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