Police arrest man accused of raping woman at Newport News party

Posted at 12:08 PM, Nov 12, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-12 13:35:20-05
Christian Gramm (Photo: Newport News PD)

Christian Gramm (Photo: Newport News PD)

Newport News, Va. – A man has been arrested for raping a Hampton woman after she told police he had sex with her without her consent.

The 25-year-old woman said it happened when she was at a party with her friends in the 800 block of Eclipse Court on May 2.

The victim became drunk and was given a room to sleep in.  The victim said she woke up to find Christian Gramm, 23, having sex with her without her permission.

The Newport News Police Department’s Special Victims Unit launched an investigation and Gramm was arrested on November 10.

Gramm was charged with the rape and aggravated sexual battery.