Police make arrest in rape at Columbia hotel, one suspect still at large

3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago Monday, August 28 2017 Aug 28, 2017 Monday, August 28, 2017 9:08:00 AM CDT August 28, 2017 in News
By: Steve Lambson, News Content Manager

COLUMBIA - Police arrested one suspect in a rape at a hotel over the weekend, and said a second suspect is still on the run.

The attack happened at the Red Roof Inn on Texas Avenue, according to authorities. A woman told officers she went to her room to get her things, and found two men inside she didn't know.

The woman said the men forced her onto the bed and had sex with her, despite her efforts to stop them.

She identified one of the men as Randy Hollandsworth, 40, from Fulton. Police later arrested him on suspicion of kidnapping and rape.

The other suspect hasn't been identified.

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