Man arrested in Fayetteville rape

Eric Markeith Brown (Cumberland County Sheriff's Office)

June 14, 2010 8:38:49 AM PDT
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office says it's charged a man in the kidnapping and rape of a woman.

Eric Markeith Brown, 22, of 1114 Norwood Street, Fayetteville was arrested Monday.

According to detectives, Brown coerced his victim into a vehicle and would not allow her to leave. When the woman tried to get out of the car at a stoplight, Brown allegedly hit her in the face - splitting her lip. He then took her to a motel where he allegedly raped her.

Brown was being held at the Cumberland County Detention Center pending a bond hearing.

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