Raul Monroy of Shelbyville was arrested Thursday night for raping a Tullahoma woman at her residence.
Monroy, 23, of Sims Road, Shelbyville has been charged with rape and domestic violence following an incident at a residence on Chestnut Alley.
The victim, who was someone that he had known in the past, told Tullahoma Police Officer Randy Baltimore that Monroy arrived at her apartment around 11 p.m.
She told the officer that Monroy entered her apartment and pulled her hair, chocked her and dragged her outside onto the porch. He then pulled her back into the house. A neighbor witnessed the attack and called 911 to report the incident.
The woman told the officer that Monroy then threw the woman down and began to rape her.
Police arrived and arrested Monroy on the charges. The woman was transported to Harton Regional Medical Center where she was treated for her injuries. Doctors determined that she had been sexually assaulted.
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