Man in custody for Georgia College sexual assault

Police arrested a man for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at Georgia College and State University.

A news release from the university says Jarvis Lawrence was caught around noon Thursday.

The assault happened last Saturday between 2:30 and 3 a.m. on campus behind Bell Hall.

The victim told police the 20-year-old held her at gunpoint. He then ran away towards West Thomas Street. The victim nor Lawrence are students at the university.

Lawrence has been charged with rape, aggravated sodomy, kidnapping, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and probation violation.

He's being held in the Baldwin County jail.

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