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Police still look for man in reported motel rape, kidnapping

Tupelo police are asking for help locating a man wanted for kidnapping and rape.

Posted: Wed Feb 21 16:46:22 PST 2018
Updated: Wed Feb 21 16:46:23 PST 2018

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a man is still on the loose after reportedly sexually assaulting a woman at a tupelo motel. our rebecca butcher spoke with police andjoins us live with the very latest on the search. yeah such a terribleincident for this victim who was held at gunpoint and assaulted. we know this was reported about a month ago...i reached out to the hotel today...they weren't able to make a comment about the investigation. crimestoppers is still searching for this man...28-year-old timothy allen williams. police say he held a woman against her will at this motel 6...inside one of their rooms on january 24th. officers arrived to a robbery call, but once they arrived they found the victim...held at gunpoint being sexually assaulted. many people in the area, say they hadn't heard of the incident nor did an employee i spoke with inside the business. when asked why the report was sent out weeks after the investigation, the department commented that it was the appropriate time to the release information. earlier today i spoke with the corporate office for motel 6, they are working to release a statement about this incident. of course if you can help, you urged to call crime stoppers at 1-800-773-tips. live in tupelo, rebecca butcher wtva nine news. more on a student struck
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