White County man accused of kidnapping, raping young woman

White County man accused of kidnapping, raping young woman
(Source: KARK)
(Source: KARK)

SEARCY, AR (KAIT/KARK) - A White County man is in jail, accused of kidnapping and raping a woman.

According to a Little Rock NBC affiliate KARK, 30-year-old Tyrone Harris was arrested after police served a search warrant.

The victim spoke with police at a hospital and told them Harris initially accused her of stealing his phone on Thursday, Aug. 2.

The victim said she was at an apartment on W. Center Street and, according to the affidavit, Harris began kicking and punching her.

After that, Harris and another female burned her leg using an iron and a torch before she was duct taped and raped.

The victim escaped through a window Friday and went to the hospital.

Harris is now facing felony charges of kidnapping and rape. His bond was set at $40,000.

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