UPDATE: Police release photo of suspect charged with second-degree rape in W-S library

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Edward Boone Davis

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police have released the photo of a 51-year-old man who was charged with second-degree rape in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a woman at a library in Winston-Salem.

Police said the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, when the victim and her mother visited the Forsyth County Library at 660 W. Fifth Street.

Police confirmed that Edward Boone Davis, 51, of 930 N. Patterson Ave., has been arrested and charged with second-degree rape.

Davis was placed in jail under a $750,000 bond and scheduled for a Nov. 7 court appearance.

The victim’s mother told police she was looking at books in one section of the library while her daughter was browsing in another section. The mother said when she returned to her daughter, she saw a man sexually assaulting her in one of the book aisles.

The investigation is ongoing.

1 Comment

  • Faith

    We need to teach our daughters how to fight and to scream as loud as they can!!
    This man should be put in jail and they need to lose the key.

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