Abilene man indicted for allegedly trying to rape, kidnap woman

POSTED: 2:43 PM Mar 14 2013   UPDATED: 2:51 PM Mar 14 2013
Lafette Battee
ABILENE, Texas -

An Abilene man accused of trying to kidnap and rape a woman has been indicted.

Lafette Battee, 26, was indicted after being arrested in December for driving without a license.

After police arrested Battee, they suspected he was responsible for an aggravated kidnapping from the day before.

The female victim told police he tried to rape her and that she tried to get away several times.