Cleveland Police arrest suspect in violent attack

Garrett Hughes Jr.

(Cleveland) - Police have arrested Garrett Hughes Jr., who was wanted for felonious assault and rape, in an attack that occurred on August 14 at approximately 12:30am. 

Officers responded to a home in the 2000 block of West 73rd Street for a female who'd been attacked and raped.  

The victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center for medical treatment.  

The victim reported that the suspect had come to her home with a friend of hers and that the friend had left.  

The suspect then beat and cut the victim in her face and arms. Suspect also sexually assaulted the victim. 

The victim then left her home to call 9-1-1.The victim in this case suffered severe injuries including multiple lacerations.  

Investigators say the suspect in this case was identified after detectives received tips from the public. A warrant was issued and Hughes was arrested today.

(Photo by Cleveland Division of Police)

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