Woman reports sexual assault on College Avenue early Friday

Friday, April 19, 2013 | 6:02 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — The Columbia Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred early Friday morning.

A 20-year-old woman reported being sexually assaulted near College Avenue and Anthony Street at about 1:30 a.m. Friday.

The woman was walking alone when an unknown man assaulted her, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

Columbia Police spokeswoman Latisha Stroer declined to give further details of the incident on Friday afternoon. Sexual assault, which is defined as sexual intercourse without consent, is a class C felony under Missouri law.

Supervising editor is Zach Murdock.

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