Kidnapping & Attempted Rape

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On September 29, 2013, at approximately 5:30 am, the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Frank Harrison, 46, of 249 Ferry Street, Lawrence, Ma for charges of Kidnapping, Assault to Rape Armed (knife), and Indecent Assault & Battery on a person over the age of 14.

Tewksbury Officers made the arrest after responding to the Extended Stay America at 1910 Andover Street for a report of a male party covered with blood and lacerations to the head. Upon arrival, officers were approached by a female victim who told them that the injured male (Harrison) had attempted to rape her at knifepoint and would not allow her to leave the room. The victim stated she was able to fend off her attacker by striking him with a cooking pot, forcing him to run away. Mr. Harrison was immediately arrested and transported back to the Tewksbury Police Station. Mr. Harrison was denied bail and will be arraigned on the above charges in Lowell District Court.

The Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center @ 978-851-7373. If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Tip Line @ 978-851-0175 or send an email to

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