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07-10-2018, 12:44 PM

Woman allegedly sexually assaulted at gunpoint; suspect charged with rape
Updated: Jul 10, 2018 01:01 PM CDT

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) -- A 25-year-old man was arrested on sexual assault charges after a female victim told police she was held at gunpoint and assaulted by the suspect.

Tuscaloosa Police received a call from a 25-year-old woman shortly after midnight on Tuesday. She told authorities that Timothy Demetris Hopkins had allegedly held her at gunpoint and sexually assaulted her at a residence in the 2700 block of 21st Street.

The victim gave officers a description of Hopkins and police located him near the residence. According to Tuscaloosa Police, Hopkins had a handgun in his possession.

The victim was taken to DCH Medical Center for examination. After interviewing both the victim and the suspect, police charged Hopkins with first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy, and certain persons forbidden to possess a pistol.