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Police Arrest Naked Man, Charge Him With Attempted Rape

Posted August 2, 2005 11:09 a.m. EDT

— Raleigh police interrupted a violent assault Monday night after they heard a woman screaming.

Authorities arrested 50-year-old

Andrew Freeman

and charged him with attempted rape, kidnapping and felony strangulation.

Officers found Freeman hiding in a tree with no clothes just blocks from where they say he tried to attack a woman on South Wilmington Street.

Freeman is a registered sex offender.