Officers arrest man accused of beating, raping woman

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Authorities said a man accused of raping and beating a woman was arrested Wednesday.

Louisiana Department of Public Safety reported Gregory Talbert, 33, is charged with aggravated rape and second-degree battery.

According to the probable cause report, the incident happened Monday.

Investigators said the victim had several stitches on her forehead and severe bruising on her neck and chest area.

Talbert was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

His bond is set at $175,000.

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