Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, June 22, 2007

Reported Rape

Reported Rape

At approx. 4:34 a.m. this morning, Boise Police responded to a report of a rape that occurred in a Boise home in the area of Edna and Maple Grove.

    The victim, a 16 year old girl says she woke to find a man in her bed. The man raped her. The victim says she did not know the man, however, she reported the crime as soon as the man left the home and was able to provide officers with a good description of the suspect.

     The victim was immediately transported to a nearby hospital for for treatment and evaluation. She and her family were also offered the services of a Victim-Witness Coordinator from the Boise Police Department who will assist the victim with any emotional needs following this crime.

    Boise Police detectives have not received any reports of similar crimes anywhere in the city.