Columbus police are investigating the rape of a 52-year-old woman in a Brown Avenue home early Friday.
The woman was treated for a swollen left eye at The Medical Center after the assault which occurred sometime between 1:30 and 2:30 a.m. The assault wasn't reported until 6:57 p.m., more than 16 hours later.
Police said the woman was struck in the face with a closed hand, causing swelling to her eye.
No description of the suspect was available as the investigation continues.