Crime

Man charged with rape attempt at Columbus apartment

Tyrie Thomas
Tyrie Thomas

A 23-year-old was accused of trying to rape a woman early Monday at a Veterans Parkway apartment, authorities said.

Tyrie Thomas faces one count each of attempted rape, aggravated assault and aggravated stalking. He was booked into the Muscogee County Jail for an 8 a.m. Monday hearing in Columbus Recorder’s Court.

Tyrie Thomas (2)
Tyrie Thomas

Columbus police were called to an apartment complex on Veterans Parkway around 3 a.m. Monday to investigate an assault. A woman told authorities that Thomas tried to rape her, but no other details were released in the initial police report.

Sarah Robinson: 706-571-8622, @sarahR_92

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