Deputies: Wayne County man assaulted, raped victim during violent incident

A Wayne County man was arrested after allegedly assaulting and raping a victim.

An order of protection had been in place during the violent incident.

Deputies arrested Gregory Northrup, 49, on several charges including rape, assault, criminal mischief, and obstruction of breathing.

It’s alleged that during a domestic incident – Northrup choked and beat the victim unconscious then proceeded to rape them.

Deputies say the investigation remains active.