SWAT Officers Arrest Man In Connection With Bus Stop Rape


UPDATED: Thursday April 3, 2014 5:45 PM

Columbus SWAT officers tell 10TV they have arrested a man they believe is responsible for raping a 13-year-old girl at a Columbus school bus stop.

The suspect is 36-year-old Antonio Fillmore. Police say he has been charged with two counts of rape.

Officers made the arrest just before 5 p.m. on Thursday at his home on Gerbert Road in North Columbus.

Investigators say around 6:30 Tuesday morning, the suspect forced the girl behind a vacant home on Myrtle Avenue in the North Linden area and raped her.

The child ran to a nearby school for help.

Columbus school officials have had added patrols in the area to protect students since.

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