Young woman reports rape in West Point - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Young woman reports rape in West Point

A young woman says she was raped by a stranger in West Point. A young woman says she was raped by a stranger in West Point.
WEST POINT, GA (WTVM) -

West Point police are investigating a reported rape that took place within the last 24 hours.

The victim told police Thursday morning that a young man she did not know coerced her into getting into his car. He later drove her to a road off of Kia Parkway and raped her.

The victim described her attacker as a young man between the ages of 18 and 24 who drove a car. West Point police are working to get a more detailed description.

Police say the victim is expected to recover, but she is traumatized by the assault.

The GBI was called to the scene early to investigate. Anyone with more information about this crime should contact West Point police.

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