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Police investigate rape of student

2:05 p.m., Oct. 28, 2006--Newark Police are investigating the rape of a 20-year-old UD student that occurred around 5-5:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, at a residence in the 100 block of Haines Street in Newark.

The suspect--unknown to the victim and described as 19-22 years old, with a medium build and short brown hair--made entry into the residence by unknown means. He raped and assaulted the student and then fled in an unknown direction when she resisted. The student was treated and released from Christiana Hospital.

Anyone who observed anything unusual around 5-5:30 a.m., Oct. 28, in the vicinity of Haines Street, Continental Avenue, Lovett Avenue, South Chapel Street or Benny Street is asked to contact the Newark Police Department by calling (302)366-7110, ext. 135; the 24-hour non-emergency number at (302) 366-7111; or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, where information may be left anonymously and a reward is available.

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