Man wanted for kidnapping, raping job applicant

Man wanted for kidnapping, raping job applicant

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police need help locating a man who they believe raped a woman after luring her to his residence about a job offer.

Investigators say Charles Henry Douglas, 45, sexually assaulted the victim inside an eastern New Orleans residence in June 2015. Police did not give a specific address.

Douglas wanted to talk to the woman about a possible job. When she arrived, the suspect allegedly sexually assaulted the victim, according to police.

Police positively identified Douglas through DNA analysis.

He is described as 5'7", weighing 165 pounds. He is also hearing impaired.

Douglas is wanted for forcible rape and second degree kidnapping.

If you know the whereabouts of Charles Henry Douglas, please contact Detective Kurt Coulon or any Special Victims Section detective at 504-658-5523.

Citizens with information that can help solve a crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at

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