Paul Tay, 58, who’s operating as an unbiased, is accused of attacking a lady who responded to a Craigslist advert Sunday for a job on his marketing campaign crew, the Tulsa Police Division stated. He allegedly locked the lady in his automobile, hit her with a pipe, and sexually assaulted her at his house.
On Sunday, Tay supplied to choose the lady up in Bethany, Oklahoma, however as an alternative of driving to the supposed vacation spot of Oklahoma Metropolis, he started driving to Tulsa, in line with police.
“The sufferer stated she tried to get out, however Tay wouldn’t let her out of the automobile,” the division wrote on Facebook. “As an alternative, Tay hit the sufferer with a pipe and sexually assaulted her.”
Tay later ran out of gasoline about 30 miles south of Tulsa in Beggs, Oklahoma, the sufferer instructed police. He then allegedly locked the lady within the automobile whereas he panhandled for gasoline cash.
“The sufferer stated she was afraid to attempt to get out of the automobile as a result of he had already assaulted her with a pipe,” police stated.
As soon as he collected sufficient cash for gasoline, Tay drove the sufferer to his home in midtown Tulsa, the place he allegedly sexually assaulted the lady once more and raped her with a pipe.
On Monday, the lady stated she satisfied Tay to take her to a Walmart retailer to purchase hygiene merchandise, authorities stated. Whereas on the retailer, the sufferer was capable of get away from Tay and requested a retailer worker for assist.
Officers arrived on the Walmart and arrested Tay within the car parking zone.
Tay is charged with first-degree rape, kidnapping, and assault with a harmful weapon.
The candidate is understood for operating for political workplace and carrying sexually specific indicators within the downtown space, Tulsa’s KOTV-DT reported. He was beforehand arrested for theft, disturbing the peace, obstructing officers, outraging public decency, and extra, in line with the station.