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UPDATE: Rape suspect arrested

Duan Harris (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.) Duan Harris (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)
BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

Oct. 13 UPDATE: U.S. Marshals have arrested a Blytheville man wanted for rape.

Agents arrested Duan Harris at a home in Memphis around 9 a.m. Thursday after Blytheville police received a tip he was at a relative's home. 

Police expect Harris will be extradited to Mississippi County within a few days to face arraignment on rape charges.


Blytheville police are looking for a man in connection to a reported beating and sexual assault of a woman over the weekend.

According to Detective Scott Adams with the Blytheville Police Department, officers are searching for Duan Harris. Adams said Harris attacked and sexually assaulted a 29-year old woman.

Adams said Harris should be considered armed and dangerous.

Adams also said Harris is a suspect out of Craighead County on another rape case. Court documents show he failed to appear at his court proceeding and a warrant was issued for his arrest in early September 2016.

If you know of Harris' whereabouts, contact BPD at 870-763-4411.

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