AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – Auburn Police have arrested a man on attempted sodomy and possession of marijuana.
Devonte Hunter was arrested on charges of attempted sodomy and possession of marijuana.
On Nov. 26, police responded to a call at 2:00 a.m. about a suspicious incident at a bar in the 100 block of East Magnolia Street.
After arriving at the scene, officers were met by employees of the bar who were detaining Hunter for allegedly forcing a female patron into a restroom.
The victim stated that Hunter grabbed her and threatened her with a handgun in an attempt to coerce her into performing a sexual act.
The woman managed to flee from the scene and notify security personnel; she was not injured in the incident.
After being detained, Auburn Police found marijuana in Hunter's possession.
He is being charged with first-degree attempted sodomy and second-degree possession of marijuana.
Hunter is being held on $15,000 bond.