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Smyrna police arrest rape suspect

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Darwin Cruz (Photo from Smyrna PD) Darwin Cruz (Photo from Smyrna PD)

Smyrna police have made an arrest in connection with a reported rape last Saturday.

Police said Darwin Cruz, 29, contacted the police department and turned himself in on Wednesday night.

Cruz is accused of raping a woman at knifepoint after she gave him a ride home. The woman was able to convince Cruz to take her back to her apartment where she was able to escape.

Police have charged Cruz with rape. His bond has been set at $300,000. He will appear at general sessions court in Smyrna on Aug. 22.

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