PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - The Phenix City Police Department has closed the Idle Hour Park rape case at the victim's request.
On May 4, the Phenix City Police Department began an investigation into an alleged rape that occurred at Idle Hour Park at approximately 3:30 p.m. EST.
Through the course of the investigation, detectives determined the victim had been communicating with the suspect in this case for some time through the internet and a social media dating site.
The victim agreed to meet the suspect at Idle Hour Park for a first date on the date of the incident. The victim maintains that a rape did occur; however, she does not wish to proceed with the case and has asked that it be closed.
At this time, the case is closed due to lack of prosecution.