Shallotte Police on Monday afternoon arrested a North Myrtle Beach, S.C., man in the woods behind the Waffle House for rape, strangulation and assault.
According to Police Chief Rodney Gause, at about 1:30 a.m. Monday, a victim was reported being raped behind the Waffle House on Whiteville Road.
At about 1 p.m. Monday afternoon, someone spotted the suspect in the woods behind the restaurant, and police officers responded to the scene. Det. Ed Mardi and Det. Eric King responded, and King used a K-9 tracking dog to locate the suspect.