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Ocean City Man Charged with Rape

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Steven Grinder (Photo: Ocean City Police) Steven Grinder (Photo: Ocean City Police)

OCEAN CITY, Md. - An Ocean City man is charged with second degree rape and assault after an investigation stemming from an incident back in July.

Ocean City police say they received a complaint of a sexual assault that occurred at an apartment in the area of Dorchester Street and Baltimore Avenue on July 27, 2015. Through an investigation, detectives say they learned that the victim and a friend returned to the friend's apartment in the early morning hours. Shortly after, police say the suspect, who was identified as 33-year-old Steven Grinder, sexually assaulted the victim in his apartment.

A warrant was issued for Grinder by the Maryland District Court on Tuesday. He was arrested later that evening at his home, police say. Grinder was charged with second degree rape and second degree assault. He was seen by a Maryland District Court commissioner and transferred to the Worcester County Jail without bond.

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