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Cedar Rapids man charged with 1st degree kidnapping

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

A Cedar Rapids man who police say forced a 62-year-old woman into his apartment, has been charged with first degree kidnapping.

Police arrested William Roby, 51, on May 15 at about 8:00 PM. 

Police say Roby sexually assaulted the woman various times while threatening to harm her and her property.  Roby kept her captive in his apartment for close to 10 hours.  Police say Roby eventually let the woman go.

Police say Roby targeted the victim due to a previous relationship the two had. 

Roby was arrested at his apartment without incident.

 

 

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