Shreveport Man Arrested For Attempted Rape

A man suspected of trying to rape a Shreveport woman over the weekend had to be tased and bitten by a K-9 before being taken into custody.

Police say a man broke into a house in the 800 block of Rentaur Street in shreveport just before 2-o'clock Saturday morning.

Chashenna Mitchell told police she turned around in the hallway and the suspect grabbed Mitchell's arms and told her that he was going to have sex with her. Mitchell screamed for her mother in the next room.

Police say the man is nearby resident Willie Mandigo.

Police say Mandigo escaped on foot, but they later found him hiding in a carport closet a few blocks away.