Police arrested a 28-year-old Buffalo man on charges he sexually assaulted a woman early Christmas morning.
Joseph Payne of 100 E. Tupper St. was charged with first-degree rape, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and resisting arrest, according to a police report.
Officers received a report that somebody was being dragged at about 1 a.m.
The officers followed a blood trail and found Payne assaulting the woman in the 1000 block of Fillmore Avenue, according to the report.
The woman was beaten with a brick and bottle and suffered injuries to her head and face, according to the report.