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Student claims sexual assault at local movie theatre

By Roslyn Giles -  bio | email

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) -  Columbus police are investigating allegations made by a Hardaway High School student claiming she was raped at the Carmike Peachtree 8 movie theatre this past weekend.

Reports stated an officer was working as a school security guard at Hardaway Wednesday when the 16- year-old girl approached him to report the incident.

She told the officer it happened around 11:30 Saturday night at the movie theatre located near the shopping mall on Manchester Expressway.

The victim stated she suffered minor bruises to the thigh area as an unidentified man used his hands to force her inside the facility where he raped and struck her.

According to the report, an on-duty officer was then called to Saint Francis Hospital in reference to picking up a rape kit containing evidence provided by the victim.

No other information was available and no arrests were made.



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