NEW CASTLE, Delaware — A New Castle man has been charged with beating and raping a woman whom he had paid to perform a sex act.
State police say 20-year-old James Daniels was arrested at his home on Friday.
The alleged rape occurred early Tuesday morning. Police say Daniels picked up the 25-year-old woman at a gas station and drove her to a secluded location where he paid her for a sex act. Police say when the woman ended the act, Daniels punched her several times. Police say she trid to escape but he caught her, hit her with a baseball bat and sexually assaulted her. Police say Daniels drove away with the woman's belongings.