Man arrested for assaulting woman in hotel

Rodney Hines (Source: Warren County Jail)
Rodney Hines (Source: Warren County Jail)

DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - A Glendale man is behind bars after police say he sexually assaulted a woman in a local hotel.

Warren County sheriff's deputies responded to the Red Roof Inn on Bardes Road in Deerfield Township on Monday night after a hotel visitor said she was approached by a man as she walked to her room. The victim said as she opened the door, the man engaged in a conversation with her, then came into the room before she closed the door.

She said he then pushed her against the room door and sexually assaulted her.

Police observed the suspect, Rodney Hines, 39, at the nearby Motel 6. He fled, but was apprehended without incident.

Hines is being held in the Warren County Jail on rape and minor drug charges.

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