North Carolina police arrest Peru man wanted for rape, kidnapping

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Dustin Day

PERU, Ind.– Police in North Carolina arrested a Peru, Indiana man accused of rape and kidnapping.

Dustin Day, 35, was arrested on Matt-Neal Road in Norwood, North Carolina on Friday.

Police say their investigation into Day started on Aug. 7, when a Tippecanoe County woman reported Day raped her in Cass County.

The victim told police on Aug. 6, Day entered her car uninvited and was armed with a handgun. He allegedly drove the victim to a rural area and raped her before holding her against her will for about 17 hours.

Day faces preliminary rape and kidnapping charges.

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