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.