Wilmington rape suspect under arrest

- Wilmington police officers arrested a rape suspect in the area of 14th and King Streets, early Thursday, after noticing he matched a picture.

They identified him as Dequan Rodriguez, 31, of Wilmington and say he provided a full confession.

Police say he was booked on two counts of rape, robbery, and three counts of possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony.

The alleged sexual assault happened Tuesday morning near the Brandywine River on South Park Drive.

The victim reported she was attacked by a man with a weapon and forced into a secluded area.

Rodriguez is awaiting arraignment and no bail information is available at this time.

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