Boise man faces Rape and Kidnapping charges


A Boise man, Siyad Matan, is facing charges five months after police say he raped a woman and kidnapped her.

Police believe on Dec. 27th he sexually assaulted a woman in a parked car. Police also believe Matan wouldn’t let the woman leave the car during the course of the incident, which is relevant for the kidnapping charge.

The Idaho Press reports, police investigated the incident, and sent their report to the Ada County Prosecutor’s Office, and Matan was arrested. According to the investigation, the woman, who is not identified, and Matan knew each other.

He appeared in court Wednesday afternoon and a judge set his bail at $50,000, and his next court appearance is set for June 3rd.