An approximately 25-year-old asylum seeker from East Africa, whose origin has not been conclusively clarified, is suspected of having beaten and raped a 39-year-old woman in the field marking area of Ottrau in the course of the morning of the 14th June 2018. According to the results of the investigation to date, it can be assumed that the victim had taken the accused with her car, where the accused's first sexual assault occurred during the drive. In the course of the crime, the accused is said to have stripped the victim in the field district of Ottrau against her will and subsequently carried out sexual intercourse with the victim under massive violence. In the course of the immediately initiated police search measures, the accused could be arrested yesterday afternoon in the vicinity of the crime scene on the basis of information from the population. The accused is now in custody on the basis of an arrest warrant requested by the Marburg public prosecutor's office for the urgent suspicion of particularly serious rape and assault.