Defendant in rape faces arraignment
The 25-year-old Kansas City, Kan., man accused of robbing a Lansing convenience store and raping a clerk there pleaded not guilty to the charges at his arraignment Friday in Leavenworth County District Court.
The incidents took place Dec. 21 at Wood Oil, 109 4-H Road.
The defendant is charged with aggravated robbery and rape.
A pretrial conference is set for 11 a.m. Feb. 4.
The Lansing Current generally does not report the names of suspects of sexual crimes until they are convicted.