Charges dropped against Harrisonburg man accused of rape
UPDATE (May 26):
Prosecutors dropped charges against 31-year-old Joshua Josiah Ausberry on May 26.
Ausberry, from Harrisonburg, faced charges of rape, attempted malicious bodily injury, and abduction with intent to defile in connection to an alleged incident in February.
All three charges were dropped in court on Tuesday morning.
UPDATE (Mar. 10):
The Harrisonburg Police Department reports Joshua Josiah Ausberry turned himself in Monday and is in custody.
The Harrisonburg Police Department is searching for a wanted person in connection to an incident that occurred at the end of February.
Joshua Josiah Ausberry, 31, of Harrisonburg is wanted for rape, attempted malicious bodily injury, and abduction with intent to defile.
Ausberry was last known to be living in Harrisonburg and has ties to Staunton and Page County.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Ausberry is asked to contact the Harrisonburg Police Department. To remain anonymous contact Crime Solvers at (540) 574-5050 or text “HPD” plus their tip to CRIMES (274637).