Del. man charged with raping woman

October 12, 2009 1:34:00 PM PDT
Milford police say a man raped a woman in her home in front of her two children.

Twenty-eight-year-old Eric Weyant of Milton has been charged with second-degree rape, endangering the welfare of a child and other offenses. He is being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution.

Police went to a home about 4:45 p.m. Sunday where a woman, an acquaintance of Weyant's, said she had been sexually assaulted. Police say the attack took place in front of the victim's children and the woman was forcefully prevented from fleeing.

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