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Police: Man charged with rape, burglary

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Delbert M. Harper (Source: LMDC) Delbert M. Harper (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A Buechel area man has been arrested on a sexual assault charges.

A Louisville Metro Police report says that on July 25 Delbert M. Harper, 62, forced his way into a woman's apartment. Once inside, Harper grabbed the woman from behind, fondled her and attempted to have intercourse with her.

The woman was able to fight off Harper, get him out of her apartment and call police.

The report states that when police arrived Harper was outside yelling profanities at his victim. When police approached Harper, he fled behind the building and was found hiding in some bushes.

Harper was booked into Louisville Metro Corrections on charges of rape, burglary and resisting arrest.

The arrest report states Harper "has a history of sexually inappropriate and threatening behavior towards residents in the neighborhood."

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