Police charge Athens man with rape

Police charge Athens man with rape

ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - Limestone County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested 39-year-old Miguel Rojas of Athens on Monday, Dec. 7 and charged him with Rape in the 1st Degree.

On December 6, the Limestone County Sheriff's Office received a complaint of a possible rape occurring in the 18000 block of Highway 99.

In a release, police say a female victim said that Rojas had possibly raped her while she was sleeping. She said that she awoke with most of her clothing removed and Rojas was naked holding her legs.

The victim went to the hospital to have a rape kit procedure performed.

Deputies located Rojas and transported him to the Limestone County Jail, where investigators interviewed and charged him.

Rojas is currently being held on $25,000 bond.

The case remains under investigation at this time.

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