Homeless man arrested in the rape of woman walking near uptown
Police on Wednesday arrested a homeless man in connection with the rape of a woman who was walking near uptown Charlotte when she was attacked early on Nov. 1.
Robert Anthony Thomas Jr., 19, was arrested on at about 3 a.m. in the 1700 block of West Morehead Street when she was attacked, Charlotte-Mecklenburg warrants charging him Police Sgt. Alli Rooks with first-degree forcible said at a news conference rape, kidnapping and common Monday. Rooks called the law robbery, Mecklenburg assault “an isolated incident, County jail records very rare in the show. Thomas was jailed uptown area or anywhere in on $80,000 bail, according Charlotte.” to jail records.
The victim was walking