Crime

Police: Girl, 13, raped Saturday in LaGrange

Sarah Robinson

srobinson@ledger-enquirer.com

Authorities are searching for the man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl Saturday afternoon in LaGrange, according to a press release.

LaGrange Police said they haven't identified the attacker.

Officials responded to the West Georgia Health System Emergency Room around 4:05 a.m. Monday in reference to a reported rape/child molestation.

Responding officers spoke to the victim, who stated that she had been raped on Jupiter Street by a stranger. She described the suspect as a slender black man in his mid 20s who is about 6 feet tall and has a low haircut.

LaGrange Police would like anyone with information concerning this ongoing investigation to call them at (706) 883-2603, or contact the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.

— Sarah is a crime & safety reporter at The Ledger-Enquirer. You can contact her on Twitter at @SarahR_92.

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