Cedar Rapids man arrested on sexual abuse charges

Cedar Rapids Police vehicle.
Cedar Rapids Police vehicle.
Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 4:57 PM CDT|Updated: 18 hours ago
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Friday morning at approximately 9:18 am, Cedar Rapids Police were dispatched to the 4600 block of Tama Street SE for a report of a victim being held against their will.

Responding officers located the female victim who reported that she was held against her will by a male individual with a knife and that she was sexually assaulted.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for medical attention.

The male was identified as 41-year-old Nelson Brocks. He was located and following an investigation, arrested.

Brocks was charged with Sexual Abuse in the 2nd Degree, Assault with a Dangerous Weapon, and Obstruction of Emergency Communications.

The investigation is ongoing.