NOPD: Woman raped in Loyola University parking garage

NOPD: Woman raped in Loyola University parking garage

POSTED: Monday, February 18, 2013 - 3:30pm

UPDATED: Monday, February 18, 2013 - 3:34pm

A woman was allegedly raped in a parking garage located at Loyola University in New Orleans. Police say they have identified the suspect but have not filed charges at this time.

The New Orleans Police Department says the incident happened on Friday, Feb. 15 at roughly 5:00 a.m. The garage is located in the 6300 block of St. Charles Avenue.

A press conference was held on Monday, Feb. 18. Officials explained that the attack was not random and that the suspect knew her accused attacker.

We’re told the victim reported that she had consumed alcoholic beverages at a bar when she left to meet up with the suspect. She claims that she allowed him to walk her home. When the two arrived at the parking garage, she alleges that he sexually assaulted her.

Detectives have contacted the suspect and have arranged a meeting time, which they have not disclosed.

The investigation is on-going at this time.

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