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Georgia Man Accused Of Raping Woman In Clarksville Hotel Room

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Ratrellis Garnett Ratrellis Garnett

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A Georgia man has been arrested after a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her in Clarksville.

Clarksville Police said the 53-year-old woman told police that she had been talking with 44-year-old Ratrellis Garnett through a phone chat line and agreed to meet him. They met at a service station on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, and decide to go back to his hotel room and have something to drink.

Once they got to the hotel room, the victim told police that Garnett grabbed her by the neck, threw her on the bed, and sexually assaulted her multiple times. She was eventually able to leave the room, and called police.

When police got on the scene, the woman had scratches on her forehead and a small bump over her right eye. She was taken to the hospital by police.

Garnett, of Augusta, Georgia, was taken into custody. He was booked at the Montgomery County Jail on aggravated rape and unlawful drug paraphernalia charges. His bond was set at $75,500.

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