TULSA - A Tulsa man is in behind bars after allegedly kidnapping and violently raping a woman for seven days.
Tulsa police arrested 23-year-old Jeremy Wesley Harp Tuesday on kidnapping, forcible sodomy and first-degree rape charges. Harp is also being held on domestic assault and possession of marijuana charges.
Officials say Harp held the victim against her will and assaulted her multiple times while he was at a friend's residence.
According to the report, Harp also forced her to have sexual intercourse with him and perform sex acts on him.
Authorities say the victim told police she was beaten so badly she could not recognize herself in the mirror.
The victim told police that Harp did allow her to go the emergency room but told her to keep quiet about her alleged abuse. She told police that Harp told her to tell people that "two gay guys beat her up."
The victim told police Sept. 29 she was able to escape the apartment without Harp knowing she had left. She then alerted police and reported the crime.
Police say the woman underwent a sexual assault rape exam, which showed she had two black eyes and several bruises on her body and tears in her genital areas.
Harp is being held in the Tulsa County Jail on $138,750 bond.
This is the second time in just months that Harp has faced allegations of assault by a female victim.
In June, Harp's pregnant girlfriend told police the two were arguing when Harp punched her in the face and arms repeatedly when their young child was present, according to court documents. She said Harp broke her cell phone so she couldn't call police.
Twenty-four hours later, the victim fled the apartment and went to a local hospital for treatment. Court documents indicate the victim's injuries were visible to responding officers.
Two charges on which Harp is currently jailed -- kidnapping and assault and battery -- stem from the June incident.
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