Registered sex offender arraigned in Lowell sex assault

LOWELL, Mass. (WHDH) — A Lowell man was arraigned Tuesday after police said he raped a woman

Vincent Lucas, 54, was charged with rape and attempted murder. Police said he is a registered sex offender.

Lucas allegedly raped the woman near the Concord River by Chestnut Street. Police said the woman managed to escape and flagged down a passing officer for help.

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