June 12, 2019  |  01:35 pm

A Slidell-area man was arrested Tuesday (June 11) after he forced his way into his ex-girlfriend’s residence and attempted to rape her.

Shortly before 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jonathan Lewis (DOB 7/28/1995) arrived at his ex-girlfriend’s residence in Lacombe and requested to be let inside. When she refused, Lewis forced his way through the front door. He then attempted to rape her. The victim was able to escape and drive to a family member’s residence, where she called 911.  

Warrants were issued for Lewis’ arrest for L.R.S. 14:27.42.1 Attempted Second Degree Rape and L.R.S. 14:60A(3) Aggravated Burglary with Battery. 

Lewis was located by St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies when he arrived at his residence Tuesday evening and was taken into custody and booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail on the above listed warrants.