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Visiting Indianapolis woman reports rape by acquaintance in hotel

A woman from Indianapolis who was visiting Bloomington with a group of people reported Saturday she'd been raped by a member of the group early that morning.

The woman, 18, told police her group arrived in town sometime after midnight Saturday, Bloomington Police Department Sgt. George Connolly said. They stayed in a room at the Towneplace Suites on South Franklin Road.

Sometime during the night, the woman woke to find an acquaintance, whom she knows only by his first name, raping her, she told police.

BPD has interviewed several people but has not yet located or talked to the suspect, Connolly said. The investigation is ongoing.

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