By: Laura-Jane Hatcher (WRGA News)
A Rome man was apprehended Saturday after police say he robbed and raped a woman the day before.
According to Floyd County Jail records, 22-year-old Robert Barnett was on East 13th St. in the early morning hours Friday when he snatched $210 from the female victim. Barnett is also alleged to have raped her. A warrant was issued for his arrest later that day, with Floyd County Sherriff’s Deputies executing it Friday at his Crane St. home. For the incident, Barnett has been charged with Robbery and Felony Rape.