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Police: Man sexually assaults, tries to strangle woman

By Kyle Horan
Published On: Nov 24 2013 08:50:22 AM CST
GREENVILLE -

A man was arrested Saturday for allegedly trying to strangle a woman and sexually assaulting her.

Earnest Roach was arrested and charged with second degree rape, assault by strangulation, and assault on a female.

Detectives said more charges could be filed.

Roach is being held without bond. His first court appearance is set for Monday.