Barnes Charged with Kidnapping, Rape

Jeromaine Barnes

Neshoba County, Miss. A Carthage man has been charged with kidnapping and rape in Neshoba County, in connection with a reported incident last week.

34-year-old Jeromaine Barnes was arrested near Sebastopol.

Investigators say Barnes kidnapped and sexually assaulted his girlfriend and kept her in his car on an old logging road. She escaped when he fell asleep.

Investigators say he will also likely face charges in Scott County. Investigators there have questioned him.