Elderly woman hospitalized after being raped and beaten by man for several hours


Charles Alan Rickman
Charles Alan Rickman
By: Emily Lewis  WorldWideWeirdNews.com

(Scroll down for video) Police were called to a hospital after a woman was brought in with serious injuries.

The 69-year-old woman of Arkansas, is in critical condition after she was raped and beaten by a man.

She is being treated at the Ozarks Community Hospital in Gravette.

Police believe the victim was chosen at random by a "man she knew, but not on a personal level," police said.

30-year-old Charles Alan Rickman was arrested after police determined that he raped and beat the victim for an "extended period of time."

However, police did not reveal if a weapon was used during the attack.

Rickman faces many years in prison over his long list of charges stemming from this crime.

He was charged with rape, kidnapping, aggravated assault, aggravated residential burglary, terroristic threatening, theft of property, interference with emergency communication and tampering with physical evidence.