Man accused of raping woman at West Ashley home

Benjamin White
Benjamin White

WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston Police Department has arrested a 53-year-old man accused of raping a woman at a West Ashley home.

Investigators charged Benjamin White of Charleston with forcible rape. Around 2:13 a.m. on Monday, police responded to a home on Juniper Street in reference to a sexual assault.

The 46-year-old victim told police that White raped her. According to the victim, the sexual assault took place at White's home.

The victim told police that she willingly traveled to the suspect's home because they had dated in the past.

Authorities then arrested White at his home on Bossis Drive.

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