Durham County

Durham man faces multiple charges, including assault on a handicapped person.

A Durham man has been arrested on multiple charges, including felony assault on a handicapped person, according to police reports.

Michael Brooks Jr., of Apt. 203, 343 Chestnut Street, has been charged with first-degree forcible rape, assault by strangulation, first-degree kidnapping and felony assault on a handicapped person, according to a police report.

The charge of assault on a handicapped person carries a $1.5 million bond.

Brooks also is facing charges of failure to appear in court on charges of misdemeanor shoplifting and misdemeanor larceny.

Raleigh police picked up Brooks on the Durham charges Monday. He was later transferred to the Durham jail.

Cliff Bellamy: 919-419-6744, @CliffBellamy1

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