LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- An attack on a woman at Churchill Downs has landed a man in jail.
According to an arrest report, Joe Fernandez was taken in to custody Monday night after he was accused of raping a woman at the track.
Investigators said the victim was near Barn 41 when she was approached by Joe Fernandez. Police said Fernandez then forced the victim to the ground, began fondling her and attempted to force himself on her.
The victim began to scream, police said, and that is when Fernandez ran.
After his arrest, investigators said Fernandez admitted he went too far with the victim.
Fernandez is charged with rape.