Teen Tells Police He Was Sexually Assaulted While Getting a Ride Home

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Updated: 2/21 3:20 pm
A 19-year-old man told officers shortly after 6 yesterday evening that he had been sexually assaulted while being driven home.

He said he had been to the Tates Creek Library, where someone approached him and offered to give him a lift.

During the car ride, the teen said a sexual assault took place, but the details and exact location are still under investigation.

He was taken to St. Joseph Hospital East emergency room for treatment.
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