Man Arrested For Rape In Dothan

WSFA 12 News is covering crime in Dothan.

Police have arrested 49-year-old Johnny Ray Welch, saying he kidnapped and then raped a woman. Investigators say the woman escaped and called 9-1-1. Welch is charged with kidnapping 1st degree and 1st degree rape.

Welch is in the Houston County Jail.