Frederick Police Investigating Rape In Downtown Area

The incident occurred early Sunday morning, July 4th.






Frederick, Md (KM) Frederick Police are investigating a rape which occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday, July 4th.

Officers responded to the area of East South Street for a report of a rape which occurred. They spoke with the victim who said she was raped while walking in the downtown area between 1:00 AM and 3:00 AM. . She says she was approached by a man and raped in an alley off of South Carroll Street.

The suspect is described as a Black male about 40 years of age, bald with no facial hair. No weapon was displayed at the time.

Anyone who has information on this incident or has video from that area is encouraged to contact Frederick Police. They can call the non-emergency line at 301-600-2100. Citizens can also remain anonymous and call 301-600-TIPS (8477), or send their tips via e-mail at [email protected].

Authorities are also encouraging victims of sexual assault and trauma to reach out to Heartly House for assistance and support. They can contact Engagement and Prevention Manager Jenn Tousey at [email protected].



By Kevin McManus