Suspect with multiple prior arrests charged with uptown sexual assault

Suspect with multiple prior arrests charged with uptown sexual assault

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - CMPD has arrested an individual believed to be responsible for sexually assaulting a woman and robbing her and her friend overnight early Friday morning.

Jordan Bryson-Antonio Douglas, 21, was charged with two counts of first degree sex offense, two counts of first degree kidnapping, two counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon.

Police report that they responded to a call for service at around 4:00 a.m. after a concerned citizen heard two victims yelling and a gunshot in Uptown off of W. 6th Street.

A pair of female victims stated that the suspect had approached them with a gun while walking near a construction area and threatened them before sexually assaulting one of the victims and then demanding their belongings.

Douglas has previously been arrested several times for a variety of charges related to assault.

No further information has been released at this time.

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