Decatur Police charge man with raping, kidnapping ex-girlfriend

DECATUR, Ala. — A man in Morgan County has been charged with raping and kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, according to Decatur Police.

On Sunday, Morgan County authorities received a call about a  disturbance on the 300 block of 6th Avenue.

When officers arrived, they say they made contact with a woman who had been assaulted. She told officers that her ex-boyfriend, Tony Lamar Boyd, broke into her home while she was asleep and assaulted her with a baseball bat.

Police said she was able to escape after Boyd fell asleep inside. Officers made entry into the home and detained Boyd.

After an investigation, Boyd was charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree kidnapping, first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy, second-degree domestic violence assault and violation of a protection from abuse order.

Boyd was transported to the Morgan County Jail. Bond has not been set.