Police arrest man for rape, aggravated burglary

Lawrence police are investigating a reported rape in the 2300 block of West 26th Street.

Sgt. Ted Bordman said officers arrested a Lawrence man, 26, Saturday morning in the 900 block of East 15th Street on charges of rape, aggravated burglary and intimidation of a victim.

Emergency dispatchers sent police to the scene at 3:05 a.m. Saturday. The victim alleged that the suspect, an ex-boyfriend, threw her to the ground and began trying to remove her clothing.

She declined medical treatment after the incident, Bordman said.

Officers are still investigating the incident. No further details were available Saturday.

The Journal-World generally does not name suspects of sex crimes unless there is a conviction.