The CMPD is investigating an alleged sexual assault on a woman staying at the Ramada on Nations Ford Road in Southwest Charlotte.
The alleged victim's mother-in-law tells WBTV a maintenance man who works for the motel used his employee key to get in her room and got in the shower with the victim. She tells us her daughter-in-law had her eyes closed to wash her hair, and shen she opened them the man was in the shower with her pulling his pants down. We're told the woman pushed him and was able to get away.
Police took the man into custody and had not charged him as of late Tuesday night. Folks at the hotel say the suspect knew the alleged victim before the incident. The victim's mother-in-law says the suspect had been with them at the pool earlier in the day Tuesday. She says he went up and got in her room after her daugher-in-law left the pool. She says the suspect had been drinking.
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