The hunt is over for a Monroe County man who is accused of raping a woman. 22 year old Eric Hoffman of East Stroudsburg is facing several charges including first degree rape. According to Police Hoffman confessed to officials on Monday evening that he broke into a women's Middle Smithfield Township home around six am Monday and raped her at gun point. The victim told police before Hoffman left the scene he apologized and said he was going to harm himself. Hours later, police arrested Hoffman after a brief standoff just off Route 6-11 where he abandoned his car in Upper Mount Bethel Township, Northampton County. Hoffman is locked up at Monroe County correctional facility. A preliminary hearing is set for April 16th.
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