GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Gaston County.
Richard David Howell turned himself in Friday on sexual offense allegations, police say. A woman reported being sexually assaulted by the suspect on March 20.
Howell was developed as the suspect and charged with second-degree forcible rape and breaking and entering to terrorize and injure.
"This case is an isolated, domestic incident and not a random act," police say.
Howell is being held at the Gaston County Jail.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Belmont Police Department at 704-829-4082.