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Two sexual assaults reported Saturday

Monday, August 1, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 8:27 a.m. CDT, Thursday, July 3, 2008

Columbia police are investigating two sexual assaults that occurred in central Columbia within hours of each other early Saturday.

Police said a woman was sexually assaulted and robbed in her home in the 100 block of West Ash Street at around 4:20 a.m. Saturday after a man forced entry through the front door.

Columbia police Sgt. John Worden said the suspect raped the woman and forced her to give him money. The man left the residence in an unknown direction, police said.

Police described the suspect as a black male in his mid-20s, 6-feet-2 inches tall, with short dark hair. He was last seen wearing khaki pants and no shirt.

The case was forwarded to the department’s Major Crimes Unit.

In a second incident, a woman told police that she was sodomized with an unknown object by two men in a home below the 100 block of East Worley Street between 2:30 and 4:30 a.m. Saturday.

The descriptions of the two suspects in the second assault were not detailed.

Worden said police do not believe the two assaults are related.


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