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Rape suspect behind bars

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Kerean Hailey

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police have arrested a man suspected of rape.

It happened early Sunday morning at an apartment in the 3100 block of Arbor Lake.

The 24-year-old victim and a friend went to the apartment where suspect Kerean Hailey’s brother lives.

According to the affidavit, Hailey and the victim were kissing on the couch, but the victim told him to stop after he became aggressive.

The victim told police he then pulled off her pants despite her pleas to stop.

The victim told police she told Hailey to at least put a condom on, but he ignored her and had sex with her multiple times.

She said her bit her as she tried to push him off of her again.

The victim managed to get away and called police.

A medical exam found injuries consistent with the victim’s account.

Police arrested Hailey, 28, who said it was consensual sex.

He is charged with aggravated rape.