WPD investigates downtown Wilmington rape case

Reported by Tim Pulliam - email
Posted by Claire Hosmann - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Wilmington Police are investigating a rape that took place in downtown Wilmington Saturday night.

According to police, the incident happened around 11:00 p.m. near the 100 block of Princess Street.

Preliminary reports say the victim was drinking and bar hopping with friends, but left her friends after meeting a man at a bar.  Authorities say that's when the rape happened.

The victim was taken to the hospital.

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