Local man arrested, charged in Augusta rape

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A local man is charged with rape after a weekend search by Richmond County Deputies.

Joshua Woody was arrested Monday morning by deputies.

The arrest of Woody came after deputies released an image Sunday afternoon asking for information.

In the public wanted notice, deputies listed the subject as wanted and accused of sexual assault earlier in June.


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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Richmond County authorities need your help identifying a man for questioning.

Investigators say he was involved in a sexual assault between the night of June 8 and the morning on June 9. He is known to frequent local bars in the downtown Augusta area and was last seen there.

Anyone with information on his identity should contact Investigator Nancy Clark or any Violent Crimes Investigator with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1020 or 821-1080.

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