An alleged rape was reported at the Circle D Motel, 923 N. Boomer, over the weekend.

Stillwater Police officers responded to a call at 7:50 a.m. on Sunday.

According to a news release, officers spoke to the victim, who is not being identified, except to say she is approximately 35 to 40 years old.

The preliminary investigation found the victim had fallen asleep in her room and allegedly woke to find a man assaulting her. He was later identified as Robert Edwin Alurac, 40, of Stillwater.

A short struggle ensued and the victim was able to escape and call police.

Alurac was taken into custody at the scene and a follow-up investigation was conducted by the criminal investigations unit.

He was charged with one count of rape and bond was set at $50,000. He was still in Payne County Jail on Wednesday.

He appeared before Judge Mike Stano at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday without counsel. Arraignment will continue when a court-appointed attorney is assigned to him.

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