Police arrest man on rape and battery charges

Police arrest man on rape and battery charges

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in early April and then physically assaulting her days later.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Shuray Wells, 41, who reportedly goes by the name "Ray-Ray," is now in custody.

According to the arrest warrant, the victim was raped on April 7.

"Shut up or I'll kill you," the victim told investigators the suspect said.

The report stated Wells is suspected of finding her a couple days later and knocking her down, resulting in injuries to her hand.

The arrest warrant added police weren't able to find Wells and the victim feared for her safety.

Wells was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on Wednesday on charges of second-degree rape and simple battery.

His bond is set at $82,500.

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