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Joshua L. Fincham arrested on rape, assault allegations

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A Culpeper County man wanted on rape and firearm charges was caught and arrested by a SWAT team in Culpeper on Friday.

Finchem was wanted on rape, assault and firearms charges. (Photo: Culpeper County Sheriff's Office)

The Culpeper County Sheriff's Office says that 24-year-old Joshua L. Fincham of Rixeyville, Va. is being held without bond at the Culpeper County Jail on charges of rape, brandishing a firearm and assault.

Authorities say that Fincham was wanted in connection to an incident on Thursday in which a Rixeyville woman reported that she had been raped by a man in her home, then threatened at gunpoint.

Sheriff's investigators say that they were able to located Fincham's vehicle near a home in the 700 block of Willis Lane in Culpeper early Friday morning. He was taken into custody at about 6:30 a.m.

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