A Machen Street man was ordered held yesterday on three $50,000 bonds on two charges of rape and a charge of robbery.
Louis Boyd, 51, of 460 Machen, was arrested Sunday after a woman told police that Mr. Boyd grabbed her about 2:30 a.m., choked her, and pulled her into his apartment.
The woman told police he stole $32 from and sexually assaulted her, threatening her with a tire iron. Police said Mr. Boyd attacked her again after she tried to escape around daybreak.
The woman fell out of Mr. Boyd's second floor window about 6:45 a.m., when a neighbor called the police. The woman was arrested as well Sunday on several unrelated warrants.
Judge Arlene Singer set a preliminary hearing on the matter involving Mr. Boyd for Monday at 9 a.m.
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