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Police identify Jonesboro rape suspect

1:33 AM, Jan 14, 2014   |    comments
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JONESBORO, Ga. -- Clayton County Police have identified a suspect they said was involved in burglary and rape in Jonesboro.

Investigators said the suspect is 25-year-old James Arthur Ramsey III. He was identified in part, due to a police sketch released previously.

Police said Ramsey broke into a house in the 500 block of Sycamore Drive at around 2:40 a.m. Sunday.

Police said he sexually assaulted a woman inside the house and then stole a 42-inch television and a Galaxy Metro PCS phone. The victim said Ramsey told her he had a gun, but never displayed one.

Police said Ramsey left the house in a car with keyless entry, according to the victim.

Arrest warrants have been obtained against Ramsey on charges of rape, burglary, false imprisonment, aggravated assault and robbery.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call 911 or the Clayton County Sheriff's Office at 678-878-5642.

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