Man charged with raping woman he met online

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – A Memphis man is charged after police say he raped a woman he recently met online.

25-year-old Avram Nash is charged with aggravated rape.

The woman told police she had met Nash online and agreed to meet in person. According to the affidavit, she told investigators Wednesday, Nash physically and sexually assaulted her after choking her and forcing her to an abandoned home in the 1700 block of East Raines.

Police say Nash choked and hit the woman in the face several times, and forced her to perform sex acts.

Police say the woman had wounds consistent with her report, and she identified Nash from a photo lineup.

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