Man arrested for raping woman who left him
Reported assaults on women rising20 March, 16:18
The woman went to the man's house Wednesday to tell him their relationship was over, police said.
He punched her several times, broke a chair over her, pulled out clumps of her hair and raped her in a three-hour ordeal before she managed to escape and report him, police said. Italy is going through a reported epidemic of violence against women which has spurred the government to pass laws against 'femicide'.