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Iowa City police arrest man accused of sexual abuse and kidnapping


One man is under arrest after Iowa City police say he sexually assaulted a woman.

It happened around 8:15 p.m. Thursday in the 1,000 block of West Benton Street.

A female victim told police she invited a subject to look at her apartment because she wanted to sublet.

While showing him the bedroom, he locked the door, attempted to tie her hands behind her back and put a towel in her mouth.

Police say the suspect then sexually assaulted the woman.

She was treated and released from the hospital for minor injuries.

Police arrested 21-year-old Peng Tang of Iowa City.

Police say Peng admitted he assaulted the victim.

He's charged with first degree kidnapping and sexual abuse.

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