Clarksville man accused of battery with bat, rape

CLARKSVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) – A Clarksville man is accused of beating a man and woman with a baseball bat and raping the woman.

Jason Lynn Donaldson, 44, is facing felony second-degree battery and rape charges.

CBS affiliate 5NEWS reports that police were dispatched to the 500 block of Shady Grove Road on Friday, where they found an unconscious man lying in front of an apartment door. The man had sustained an injury to his head, according to Clarksville police.

A woman who was also at the residence sustained a head injury. She told police that Donaldson hit her in the head with a baseball bat and forced her to perform sexual acts on him.

She and the man were taken by ambulance to a hospital for treatment.

Donaldson was arrested and taken to the Johnson County Detention Center where he is being held on a $25,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court on July 6. 

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