On Saturday, November 20th, Frederick Police arrested Bryan Paul Harris of Frederick for a rape that occurred in June of this year in the 800 Block of East Patrick Street.
On Saturday, November 20th, Frederick Police arrested Bryan Paul Harris of Frederick for a rape that occurred in June of this year. Harris was identified as the suspect on the date of the incident, after the victim called police to report that she had been assaulted with a knife at her residence.
The victim, who had previously been in a relationship with the suspect, reported that Harris had strangled the victim and held a knife to her throat and held her down while forcibly raping her.
Detectives were able to confirm much of the victim's story through examination of physical evidence and numerous interviews. An arrest warrant was issued for Mr. Harris earlier this month, and he was located by officers Saturday.
Bryan Paul Harris
Rape, 1st Degree
Assault, 1st Degree
Assault, 2nd Degree
Arresting Officer: Detective Irons
Public Information Officer: Michele Bowman