Mt. Vernon Rape Suspect Tried To Resist Arrest Using Fire Extinguisher

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City police have made an arrest in a Mt. Vernon sexual assault that took place last month. But not without struggle.

Police say Charick Callaway tried to resist arrest using a fire extinguisher.

Surveillance cameras released to the public captured an image of the man police say is responsible for sexually assaulting a woman in Baltimore’s Mount Vernon cultural district.

It happened just before 3 a.m. May 17 in the 900-block of North Calvert Street. The victim was walking home from work when she was approached by an African American man.

“This male pulled out a knife, threatened the young lady, forced her into her home and proceeded to sexually assault her,” said Anthony Guglielmi,” Baltimore Police Department.

Police say once inside the home, the suspect not only sexually assaulted the woman, he stole her money and her cell phone.

He then forced the victim to clean up the area using bleach.

After the assault, the man forced the woman out of the house into the neighborhood, where cameras captured them walking down the street.

WJZ and will bring you the latest on this developing story.

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