Tulsa Police Arrest Man Accused Of Sunday Morning Robbery, Rape

Monday, January 4th 2021, 6:09 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. -

Tulsa police have arrested a man accused of having knocked a woman unconscious before raping and robbing her early on Sunday morning.

Police say they found the suspect, who they identified as Laquain Stewart, by tracing the victim's cell phone to an SUV near East Apache Street and North Lewis Avenue where they arrested Stewart.

According to investigators, Stewart assaulted the victim at her apartment.

The victim told officers that she was checking her mail when Stewart began yelling at her, then threw her to the ground. She said that at some point he pulled a knife on her.

According to investigators, the victim said that she blacked out and woke up with her pants down after the suspect fled.

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital where it was confirmed she was sexually assaulted.

Stewart was arrested on complaints of first-degree robbery and rape.