Hattiesburg man charged with rape

Hattiesburg man charged with rape
Danzel Boyd

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A Hattiesburg man is behind bars and charged with rape after an alleged incident last Thursday.

Danzel Boyd, 24, of Hattiesburg was arrested hours after the alleged incident occurred according to Hattiesburg Lt. Jon Traxler. Boyd was charged with one count of rape related to the alleged incident that occurred in the 200 block of Willis Avenue.

According to Traxler, the victim and suspect knew one another, and it was an isolated incident. The investigation is still ongoing.

No other information was available from the Hattiesburg Police Department regarding the case.