KCSO: Two men charged with rape and kidnapping

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Two Knoxville men are charged with aggravated kidnapping and rape according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

Court records said on October 23, 20-year-old Torrian Watkins and 21-year-old David Leon Barbee confronted the victim on Joe Lewis Road. The two men then forced the victim into an apartment against her will.

Records say they allegedly "forcefully removed clothing from the victim" and then raped her. The victim was then released and fled the apartment.

Both men's bond is set at $500,000, pending a Nov. 7 court date.