19-Year-Old Arrested For Sexually Assaulting A Woman; 2 Officers Injured

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) -- A man is in custody after breaking into a woman's apartment and sexually assaulting her, and injuring two police officers during the arrest.

Fayetteville police responded to 1005 Royal Oaks Parkway for a burglary call Friday (Sept. 28) at 8:37 p.m.

The victim told police a nude man forced his way into her apartment through the balcony door, chased her to her bedroom and on to her bed.

The police report states that the man groped her several times, and grabbed the victim's dog by the neck and threw it off the bed.

Officers identified the suspect as Stephen Ramsay, 19, with an address listed in Fordyce, Arkansas, and said he resisted arrest.  One officer was head butted in the face by Ramsay, another officer injured his left knee as a result of Ramsay's actions, according to the police report.

Ramsay was arrested for:

  • Residential burglary
  • Two Counts of Battery, Second Degree
  • Two Counts of Sexual Assault, Second Degree
  • Assault, Second Degree
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Public Sexual Indecency
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Cruelty to Animals
  • Obstructing Governmental Operations
  • Loitering

 

Ramsay was held at the Washington County Jail.  He paid a $7,500 bond and was released shortly after 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Google Maps. Location of 1005 South Royal Oaks Parkway