Man accused of raping, holding prostitute against will
BATON ROUGE - A Greenwell Springs man accused of kidnapping a prostitute from an Airline Highway business, raping her and then using a handgun to hold her against her will was arrested Thursday night.
Deputies took 53-year-old Jimmy See into custody at around 4:50 p.m. and booked him on charges of aggravated rape and false imprisonment with a weapon.
According to the victim, See approached her at a business on Airline Highway in Baton Rouge and said he would give her an amount of money in exchange for sex. She told law enforcement she agreed and got into the vehicle with See.
Once in the car, the man took her back to his house off of Brian Chad Road. Back at his home, the woman said See forced her to take a bath and put on clothes that he provided. He then held a silver and black handgun to her head and told her that if she did what he wanted, she wouldn't get hurt, according to the victim.
The victim told investigators See had vaginal and oral sex with her about 10 times while she was held captive at his residence from Wednesday night until her escape on Thursday.
When she awoke on Thursday, the woman told deputies that he raped her and then told her he would kill her if she left the residence. The victim told investigators she didn't leave for fear that he would shoot her, and she only fled the house when the man left for a while. When the man left the residence later on Thursday, the woman said she ran to a neighbor's house for help.
One of the neighbors who encountered the victim spoke with News 2 on Thursday and said the victim appeared "dazed" when she came to them for help.
When See was located nearby at an area business, he told deputies that, while he did have consensual sex with the woman in the early morning hours of Thursday, he did not rape her later that day. Deputies said he also denied using a weapon to keep her against her will.
See was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
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