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Police find handcuffs, women's underwear in home of Iowa City sexual assault suspect

BY DI STAFF | APRIL 06, 2012 6:30 AM

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Court documents received by the Cedar Rapids Gazette indicate an Iowa City man who allegedly sexually assaulted a local woman on March 29 also possessed weapons in his apartment, 923 E College St. No. 8.

According to the Gazette, a police search found handcuffs, a knife, women's clothing, and Viagra at the apartment of 21-year-old Peng Tang, who was charged with first-degree kidnapping following the alleged assault.

Tang reportedly assaulted the woman after entering her apartment for a sublet showing, according to police reports. He allegedly restrained her and threatened to place nude photographs of the victim online if she told police about the assault.

When the victim, working with police, invited Tang to her apartment the following day, police found a folding knife, passport, and condoms in his backpack, according to the Gazette.

Tang is being held at the Johnson County jail, and he is also on immigration hold.

— by Luke Voelz


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