Crime

Man accused of Macon rape arrested

A 50-year-old man has been charged with raping a woman in the 4900 block of Bloomfield Road at about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to Macon police.

Robert Cox is being held at the Bibb County jail without bond, according to jail records.

A woman told the police she was sexually assaulted by a man she knew from an apartment complex in the 4900 block of Bloomfield Road, according to a police news release.

Police say the man arrived at her door and asked to use the phone. Because the woman knew him, she let him inside, according to the release.Once inside, the man sexually assaulted the woman, according to the release.

Police arrested Cox at the apartment complex within minutes of the woman reporting the rape.

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