By WECT Staff | January 22, 2021 at 6:34 PM EST – Updated January 22 at 6:34 PM
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – Wilmington police have charged a man with rape and kidnapping after the victim was found tied up and beaten Thursday afternoon.
According to a news release, officers responded to the 1100 block of South Sixth Street around 4:30 p.m. after receiving a check welfare call.
When police responded they found the victim tied up, beaten, and raped. The suspect, 35-year-old Jawuan Hill, was still at the scene and was taken into custody.
The victim was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Hill was charged with first-degree kidnapping, first-degree rape, and assault inflicting serious injury. He was given no bond.
Police say the two knew each other and this was an isolated incident.
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