Police: Pregnant woman jumps from window after being raped
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Police say a pregnant woman jumped from a third-floor window of a Tennessee apartment to escape a man who raped and robbed her.
News outlets report Nashville police are searching for the suspect in the Wednesday afternoon attack, but recovered a car belonging to the 30-year-old woman that the suspect had taken. Police said Friday that the woman remains hospitalized.
A police statement says the woman had been lying down when she heard noises. The suspect then entered her bedroom with a knife, demanded money and told her not to run. Police say he then raped the woman and took items from her purse.
Police say the woman hit the man with a bottle, causing him to leave the room. They say she jumped from the window and the man fled in the car.
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