Casino rape suspect arrested
RENO (AP) – A man has been arrested in the alleged beating and rape of a casino worker at Harrah’s in Reno, police said.
Antowan Maurice Bayard, 26, was arrested Wednesday on unrelated charges and now faces additional charges of sexual assault, battery and robbery in connection with Friday’s attack.
Investigators accuse Bayard of assaulting the female victim inside an employees-only restroom on the hotel’s fourth floor.
Bayard was being held in the Washoe County Jail Thursday. on $53,000 bail.