Northport police say a 19-year-old woman was raped early this morning in her home by some she knew. The Northport police were dispatched to the 6800 block of McFarland Boulevard about 4.a.m. to investigate a possible sexual assault.

The victim told police she woke up to find a man 28-year-old Peter Gomez on top of her with his hand over her mouth and holding her down as he raped her, according to Captain Gary Hood.

Gomez is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $60,000 bond. He is charged with first degree rape.


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