POSTED: Monday, May 20, 2013 - 3:14pm
UPDATED: Monday, May 20, 2013 - 5:40pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — A young woman claims she was raped by a man at knifepoint over the weekend. Investigators are asking the public’s help in identifying the suspect.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident occurred sometime between 2:15 and 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18. It happened south of LSU’s campus between Nicholson and Burbank.
We’re told the 25-year-old victim was standing outside smoking a cigarette when she was approached by the suspect.
The victim told police that she was attacked by a white man. He’s described as being in his mid-20’s, dark blonde or light brown hair, about 5’7”, with an average build. She said the man pulled a knife out and forcibly raped her.
If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.