Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Saturday, March 22, 2008

03-22-08 Overnight Rape

03-22-08 Overnight Rape

Boise March 22nd, 2008 - At approximately 3:44 AM this morning officers and emergency personnel where dispatched to a residence in the area of Vista and Overland, in an East Bench neighborhood. Officers located an elderly female who had been beaten and raped in the home. The victim tells police that she was awakened by an adult male who had broken into her home at roughly 3:30 AM. The man raped, and then beat her before she was able to call for help. The adult male fled the residence on foot. Officers conducted an immediate search of the area for the suspect. The elderly female was transported to the hospital with what appeared at the time to be non life threatening injuries. Boise Police victim witness experts and Boise Detectives are working with the victim at this time.

The suspect is described as an adult white male, 25 to 35 years of age, thin build, with short dark brown or black hair. No further description is available at this time. 

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.

 

Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure

Boise Police Public Information