Chattanooga, TN – According to the police officials, his name is Tyrone Heard and he is charged with robbery, rape and resisting arrest.

This unfortunate incident occurred around 9:45 p.m. Monday.

It happened at the Fabric Care Coin Laundry laundromat at 3981 Brainerd Road.

The victim told police that the 40-year-old man tackled her and started punching her in the face.

The suspect told her ‘he was going to rape her.’

The responding officers found the suspect by a nearby liquor store.

The 40-year-old man was arrested and charged with robbery, rape, and resisting arrest.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.