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M.S.U. Investigating Rape

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Montana State University Police are investigating a rape that happened near campus yesterday.

M.S.U.P.D. said the victim reported she was at a party with new acquaintances and they were using alcohol and marijuana before she passed out.

They said the victim woke up around 2 p.m. to the perpetrator raping her.

M.S.U. Police said in most assaults and rape in the area, the victim knows the perpetrator.

"Thankfully in our community we don't have stranger assaults so many times the cases we are investigating and our other law enforcement agencies are acquaintances," said Mark Lachapelle, M.S.U. Assistant Chief.

The suspect is described as a white male about 5-foot-6 to 6-feet tall, weighing about 230 pounds with short blond hair.

If you know anything about this crime, you are asked to call the M.S.U. Police Department at 994-2121 or email switness@montana.edu

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