NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A man in Newport News is facing abduction and sexual battery charges after a woman claimed he attempted to rape her.
Police were called to an undisclosed address in Newport News following a call they received on Friday, December 6.
When they got to the residence, the officers spoke with a woman who claimed that a man she knew attempted to rape her.
Reports say the man, later identified as 50-year-old Ricky Draughan, demanded sex from the woman before he would release her. The victim was able to go to a back bedroom and escape.
After further investigation, police were able to locate Draughan and arrested him. He is charged with abduction and sexual battery.