Accused rapist out on bond "because of DNA in the case"

A man accused of raping a woman was scheduled to plead guilty in court today, but didn't.  

Police say 23 year old Rodney Harris held the victim down and had sex with her in an Erie apartment.  It happened in the 1100 block of East 8th Street in January.  

Harris was charged with Rape, Sexual Assault, and Aggravated Indecent Assault without Consent.

In court, Harris' Attorney said there was no plea today because of DNA in the case.

Harris is out of Prison on bond.


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