Lynchburg Police: Woman allegedly raped on Riverside Park trail

June 20, 2018 - The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating an alleged rape that occurred in Riverside Park. 

Police said they were called to investigate yesterday; however, the incident occurred on Friday, June 15.

The victim said she was walking on one of the trails in Riverside Park on June 15 between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. when an unknown male assaulted and raped her. 

Police say the man was described as a black man in his mid-thirties, 5'11"-6'0" in height, with and average build, short hair, and wearing a gray t-shirt.

Detectives are currently on the case to gather and verify the facts related to the incident.

More on the story HERE from ABC-13 WSET.


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