A Norwich man is accused of beating and sexually assaulting a teenager, police said.
On Monday night, Norwich Police arrested Edward J. Simpson, 34, after an extensive sexual assault investigation conducted by detectives.
The 19-year-old victim told police she was beaten and sexually assaulted by a man on West Thames Street. The suspect was identified as Simpson.
Simpson was charged for first-degree kidnapping, first-degree criminal attempt at sexual assault, third-degree sexual assault and third-degree assault.