Man Accused of Raping, Beating Girlfriend

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Springdale Police arrested Luis Juarez, 20, for rape, domestic battery and false imprisonment Sunday morning.

An officer responded to Northwest Medical Center in reference to an assault on a woman. The victim told police her boyfriend, Juarez, hit her in the head with a backpack, causing swelling and a cut.

She claims he then raped her and locked her in a bedroom. She was eventually able to get get Juarez to take her to the emergency room, police say.