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Three rapes reported this week, no arrests



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Three alleged rapes were reported to the Bloomington Police Department this week. No arrests have been made in relation to the cases.

The first report came Saturday afternoon. A 21-year-old woman told police she was raped by a coworker Friday night.

She went to the hospital, where a sexual assault forensic exam was done.

There is a suspect in this case, but no arrests have been made. BPD Lt. John Kovach said the suspect is cooperating with police.

The second report came Sunday. A 19-year-old woman told police she thinks she was raped by two unknown men early Sunday morning. She did not want to press charges and did not identify the men she said raped her.

The third report came Tuesday. A 22-year-old woman went to the police station with two of her friends to report a rape that allegedly happened when she was a senior in high school in 2014.

She told police she chose to make the report now because of the emotional problems she has experienced since the event.

The friends who went to the station with her reported they were there on the night of the incident. They told officers they were the ones who told the woman she was raped after she blacked out.

Kovach said the woman told police she went to the hospital the day after the alleged rape but did not have a rape kit done.

The two cases with suspects are under investigation.

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