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Woman reports being raped in Hancock

May 29, 2012

HANCOCK — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported rape Monday night in Hancock, according to a news release.

A woman told deputies and detectives that she was raped while walking her dog in the area of Canal Street between 11 and 11:30 p.m., the release said.

She said she believed the assailant was a male in his mid-20s who was wearing glasses, according to the release.

The woman’s name and age are being withheld.

Police ask anyone who was in the area of Canal and Main streets between 10:30 and 11:30 p.m. Monday and might have witnessed anything suspicious to call Detective Sgt. Greg Alton at 240-313-2185.

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