Man charged after woman raped at knife point

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CORNWALL – A Cornwall man is facing a number of charges, accused of raping his girlfriend at knife point.

Police say the alleged incidents happened on Wednesday and Thursday last week (Feb. 4-5) where the woman, 30, was also choked and threatened.

Some of the woman’s property was also damaged.

The 41-year-old suspect was arrested Thursday and charged with assault, assault with a weapon, mischief, forcible confinement, sexual assault, sexual assault with a weapon, threats, overcoming resistance (choking), and possession of a dangerous weapon.

The man’s name wasn’t released in order to protect the victim’s identity.

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