Raleigh man accused of raping, robbing woman in violent, random attack

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Kowalski Reese, 41-year-old, is also accused of stealing the victim's cell phone during the terrifying ordeal.

A Raleigh man is accused of robbing and raping a woman in a violent attack.

Kowalski Reese, 41-year-old, is also accused of stealing the victim's cell phone during the terrifying ordeal.

The attack happened in December. An ongoing investigation led police to arrest and charge Reese on Jan. 22. with first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping, assault by strangulation, common law robbery, possession of stolen property, and assault on a female.

A Raleigh man is accused of randomly picking a victim and raping her in a violent, torturous attack.



A police spokesperson told ABC11 the attack was random.

Authorities have not said where the rape happened.

According to the arrest warrant, the victim was found with "significant bruising to neck" and a bloody nose. The warrants said Reese repeatedly hit the woman in the ear and face and choked her with his bare hands.

Reese is being held at the Wake County Detention Center, where he has been several times through the years.

His bond has been set at $1.34 million.
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