Florence man charged with rape, sodomy

K’vion Ruffin

Police received a sexual assault call at an apartment in Carver Homes on May 1, said Sgt. Gregory Cobb, department spokesman.

Posted: May. 6, 2019 11:51 AM
Updated: May. 6, 2019 12:49 PM

The Florence Police Department has charged a man with rape and sodomy.

Police received a sexual assault call at an apartment in Carver Homes on May 1, said Sgt. Gregory Cobb, department spokesman.

When officers arrived, they spoke to a female victim who said she was sexually assaulted by a friend, K’vion Ruffin, in another apartment. He was then charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy.

While in jail Ruffin, 20, was also served with a probation violation warrant which has no bond, Cobb said.

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