Strasburg police have arrested a 44-year-old man on a  rape charge.

Cornelius Cloud II, of Strasburg, was arrested Tuesday in an incident that was reported to have occurred on Dec. 16 in Strasburg.

According to court documents, the rape was reported to officers by a Strasburg resident on Dec. 28. She told officers she was in bed when Cloud arrived at her home intoxicated.

She woke to find him in her bedroom wanting to have sex. She told him no, but he held her down and had intercourse, according to court documents.

He will appear in Shenandoah County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Jan. 10.

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