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Suspect in custody in kidnap, rape of teenage girl

Police arrested 35-year-old William James Ray on various charges after he allegedly kidnapped a girl from her bus stop Thursday morning.

Posted: Nov 30, 2018 5:28 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- A Fort Wayne man is in custody after kidnapping and raping a 15-year-old girl. 

Police arrested 35-year-old William James Ray on various charges after he allegedly kidnapped the girl from her bus stop Thursday morning. 

The victim was talking to a friend on her cell phone when it happened. The friend called the victim's mom and said she was in danger. 

 Ray apparently took the victim to another location where he sexually assaulted her. When he was done, he took her back to the bus stop. 

Around that time, the victim's mother arrived at the bus stop and found Ray holding her daughter. She yelled at him and chased him on foot. 

Officers found Ray and he was treated at a hospital before being arrested. 

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