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Leighton man arrested on first-degree rape

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A Leighton man is in the Colbert County Jail after being charged with rape.

According to the sheriff's office, James Kenneth Pratt, 38, is being held on $75,000 bond for rape first-degree.

The alleged attack happened Sunday night at a home on East Sixth Street. The victim said her boyfriend had gone to bed and she stayed up to watch TV. She fell asleep and said she was awakened by the assault.

She said she got free, jumped up and her boyfriend came down the hallway. According to the report, the attacker said, "I'm sorry. I'm sorry."

Pratt was picked up by deputies and taken to the jail for questioning. He was arrested on a warrant Tuesday.

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