Case against man accused of raping ex-girlfriend moves forward

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NEWPORT NEWS,  Va. (WAVY) — The case against a man accused of attacking and raping a woman in Newport News is moving forward.

Phillip Eubanks was charged with rape and abduction by force, intimidation or deception for an alleged incident that happened the afternoon of May 15.

The woman told police her ex-boyfriend attacked her after she refused to let him inside her home.

Police said Eubanks hit her each time she asked him to leave, then strangled and sexually assaulted her.

The charges against Eubanks were certified to a grand jury this week.

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