BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Opening statements are scheduled to start Friday in the trial of a man arrested in connection with a crime spree through Baton Rouge in 2014.
Andre Young, 22, of Baton Rouge, was booked on the following charges:
- Attempted first-degree murder
- Armed robbery (4 counts)
- Second-degree kidnapping (2 counts)
- Aggravated rape (2 counts)
Officials reported his bond was set at $1.17 million.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said Young and two accomplices went on a crime spree that started on Sunday, July 27 at 4:30 a.m. It is believed they committed multiple robberies.
Detectives suspect Young kidnapped and raped two women. He is also accused of shooting at a man who was leaving his home.
Police reported finding him hiding under a house after he bailed out of a car during a chase.