Norwich Man Beat, Sexually Assaulted 19-Year-Old Woman: Police

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. 

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