Man accused of rape, battery
BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge arrested a man on charges of rape and battery.
Police say Terry Selvage chased the victim into the bathroom when she tried to get away from him, and then Selvage kicked her into the bathtub where he began to beat her.
Investigators said Selvage dragged her into a bedroom and armed himself with a knife, then raped the victm while threatening to kill her.
The victim says she was later able to calm Selvage down and convince him she would not call the police. She fled the residence after he went to work.
Selvage was booked into the parish jail.
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