Police charge Decatur man accused of rape, sodomy

DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur police say a man accused of rape and sodomy was charged on Saturday.

Police said they received a call to conduct a wellness check on Memorial Drive NW in Decatur on Feb. 19. After arriving at the scene, officers said they found a woman who told them she had been sexually assaulted.

Officials say Phillip Bernard Harris, 43, of Decatur, has been identified as the suspect. Harris was arrested by Decatur police and charged with first degree rape and first degree sodomy.

Police said Harris was taken to Morgan County Correctional Center on $60,000 bond.


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