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East Memphis Rape Suspect Arrested

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) - Late Friday afternoon Memphis Police arrested fugitive Melvin Montgomery, who was wanted for aggravated kidnapping and aggravated rape charges stemming from an incident at an East Memphis home early Monday.

Monday morning a woman escaped the 35-year-old suspect's Willow Street home. She was naked and in handcuffs and ran to neighbor's houses for help.

MORE: Warrant issued for possible rape in East Memphis


Police sources tell FOX13 News Montgomery was picked up at a rental property he owns. A warrant was issued for his arrest and he was featured on FOX13's Mid-South's Most Wanted.

Montgomery went by a different name according to neighbors. They told FOX13 News they called CrimeStoppers earlier in the week after seeing his mugshot on the news.

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