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Social Circle man charged with rape
Julian Toussaint
Julian Toussaint

ATHENS, Ga. - A Newton County man faces rape and kidnapping charges in Athens.

Athens-Clarke County police arrested 19-year-old Julian Josiah Toussaint of 265 Hinton Road, Social Circle, on Sunday, Sept. 22.

He was booked into the county jail shortly after 5 a.m.

Jail records indicate Toussaint is charged with rape, kidnapping and false imprisonment, all felonies, as well as a misdemeanor charge of battery.

The Athens Banner-Herald reported the case occurred between 8 p.m. and midnight Saturday, Sept. 21, at a home in Athens. Police said the suspect forced a 19-year-old woman against her will into a room.

She sustained cuts and bruises.

A magistrate judge denied bond for Toussaint.