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Man wanted for rape

On April 17,  a female student reported to police that at approximately 4 a.m. on the morning of Saturday,
April 16, she was approached by a male suspect, described as a Black male who was between 19 and 24 years old, 6’ to 6’4” tall, and skinny build with broad shoulders wearing dark pants and sweatshirt, possibly a hooded sweatshirt, as she was walking southbound in the parking lot behind Christ the King church.

The suspect, who approached her from the opposite direction, brandished a large knife and forced her to turn around and walk over to a small outbuilding, where he raped her.

The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction and the victim  suffered no additional injuries in the assault.

Athens City police are investigating the incident.

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