Montgomery Man Arrested for Allegedly Robbing and Sexually Assaulting a Woman, Eufaula Police said

A Montgomery man is sitting in the Eufaula City jail for allegedly sexually assaulting and robbing a woman at gunpoint.

It happened at the Eufaula Econo Lodge on N. Eufaula Ave. Wednesday morning around 10:15 a.m.

The victim told police that 29-year-old Jeremy Franklin sodomized and raped her at gunpoint in her room.  She was treated at the hospital for superficial wounds and samples were taken for a sexual assault evidence kit.

Police said he then took personal items and an amount of money that was hers as he left the room.

They told us he ran through the woods and knocked on the door of a residence on Lake drive.

The homeowner called police and they arrested him.

Franklin is currently in the Eufaula City jail on a robbery, rape and sodomy charge.

Police also tell us they do not believe the victim and Franklin knew each other.

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