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Teen bites man who allegedly raped her; suspect arrested

Joshua Moore (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Joshua Moore (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A 15-year-old girl bit the man who raped her and held her against her will Saturday, according to authorities.

Court documents show Joshua Moore, 30, of Baton Rouge, was booked Sunday in connection with this crime.

According to the probable cause report, Moore saw the girl walking on Boulevard de Province and offered her a ride.

The report stated she got into the vehicle with him and they rode around until ending up at an apartment on West Brookstown Drive. It added Moore raped her at the apartment.

According to the PC, Moore then put her back in his vehicle and was driving her to another location on Nicholson Drive near Ben Hur Drive when she tried to get out of the vehicle.

Officials reported Moore grabbed the girl to stop her from getting out of the vehicle and a struggle ensued. They added the victim bit Moore on the hand during the scuffle, got out of the vehicle, and was able to flag down a driver who helped her get away and contacted police.

Moore is charged with second-degree rape and false imprisonment.

His bond is set at $110,000.

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