Second rape reported

Published 10:56 pm Saturday, March 31, 2012

Troy Police are investigating a second reported rape that occurred at a local mobile home park on Monday night.


Chief Jimmy Ennis said officers were called to Troy Regional Medical Center at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday to investigate a reported rape. The victim told police she had been attacked by a man at her residence in Hunter’s Mountain Mobile Home Park between 7:30 and 8 p.m. Monday.

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It is the second reported sexual assault to have taken place at Hunter’s Mountain on Monday.


Police were notified about 11:30 p.m. Monday that a Troy University student had been sexually assaulted during a burglary at her residence in Hunter’s Mountain. The woman told police the attack occurred around 3:30 p.m. that day and she identified her attacker as a black man between 40 and 50 years old. She described him as about 6 feet tall with a low haircut, weighing about 250 pounds. The man was wearing a black or dark blue shirt and loose-fitting black or blue jeans.


Police did not release a description of the attacker in the second incident.


Ennis said police continue to investigate both cases. “We urge the public to give police any information they may have about these crimes or similar crimes,” he said.


The City of Troy has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the crime. Individuals with tips or information should call the Troy Police Department at 566-0500, or the Secret Witness Line at 566-5555