Man Charged With Rape For Incident At Tuscumbia Motel

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Harry Wayne Roberts (Photo: Tuscumbia Police)

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WHNT) – Tuscumbia Police have arrested a man for allegedly raping a Mississippi woman in a Shoals motel.

Investigators arrested 48-year-old Harry Wayne Roberts and charged him with first-degree rape.

Authorities say the rape reportedly took place this past Saturday morning, June 1st.  Police say the woman had been working for Roberts for almost a month.

Roberts is being held in the Tuscumbia City Jail on $75,000 bail.