Arrest made in kidnapping, beating and sexual assault

Thursday, November 8, 2012 - 4:51pm

Update:

Shreveport Police believe they have caught the correct suspect, but according to 53 year old, Carl Scott's brothers, they don't have the whole story.

They don't deny that Scott beat up the victim, but they claim it was because she came after him with a knife. They also deny that a rape occurred, stating that it wasn't Scott's manner to act like that, although acknowledging that he did have a temper.

Scott's brothers are hoping, that as the investigation and court case go on, what they believe to be the truth will come out, and their brother will be able to go free.

Original:

A local man is now in police custody following an alleged sexual assault and kidnapping in west Shreveport.

Authorities have arrested a man they say is responsible for the kidnapping, sexual assault, and beating of an adult female yesterday morning. On November 7, 2012, at approximately 11:41 a.m., Shreveport Police Officer's responded to a home in the 1400 block of Missouri Street relative to an assault and battery call. Upon arrival at the scene, authorities made contact an adult female that had apparently been the victim of a brutal beating, kidnapping and sexual assault at the hands of a subject known to her. It was learned that the female and a male acquaintance were at a home in the 1400 block of Missouri Street when the alleged attack occurred. The woman, who after hours of allegedly being bound and raped, somehow managed to free herself and escape her captor by fleeing through a window. The woman was subsequently transported to a local hospital by the Shreveport Fire Department.

Sex Crimes Investigators along with Crime Scene personnel arrived on scene and launched their investigations. Investigators obtained a search warrant for the home where the alleged assault occurred and collected evidence therein. Authorities also spoke with witnesses who reported seeing a woman running from the home asking for help. On November 8, 2012. Sex Crimes Detective's were contacted at Police Headquarters by 53 year old Carl L Scott of the 1400 block of Missouri Street. Scott, who was suspected in the alleged assault, was interviewed by detectives. Based on evidence gathered during the course of the investigation, Scott was arrested and charged with one count each of aggravated rape and second degree kidnapping. Scott was booked into the Shreveport City Jail.
 

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