Warren man accused of raping victim with mental disabilities

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The suspect, 20-year-old William Stanley, was arrested Friday following an interview with police

William Stanley, charged with rape and resisting arrest in Warren.

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Warren man is facing charges, accused of raping a victim with mental disabilities.

The suspect, 20-year-old William Stanley, entered not guilty pleas to felony rape and resisting arrest charges in Warren Municipal Court Tuesday afternoon. His bond was set at $250,000.

He was arrested on Friday following an interview with police. Detectives said he tried to run from them at the police department after learning he was being arrested. They said there was also a struggle with officers.

The victim is a 30-year-old mentally disabled man, according to police. The abuse is said to have happened over a prolonged period of time.

Detectives anticipate more arrests in the case.

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