Man arrested on rape charge in Tuscaloosa

Man arrested on rape charge in Tuscaloosa

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Putu Darmika Setiawan (Photo: Tuscaloosa County Jail) Putu Darmika Setiawan (Photo: Tuscaloosa County Jail)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

The Tuscaloosa Police Department says they have arrested a man in connection to a rape investigation.

Officers responded to DCH Hospital on Thursday morning around 6:30 a.m. on a report of a sexual assault. The victim told officers that she and other friends were at the suspect's residence. The victim fell asleep and awoke to the suspect assaulting her. The victim was able to pull away from the suspect and left the scene to get help.

Investigators interviewed witnesses and the suspect. Information gained during the investigation led to the arrest of Putu Darmika Setiawan on the charge of 1st degree rape. He was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

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