Police investigating 3 reports of rape at Missouri State

4 years 3 months 3 days ago Tuesday, October 20 2015 Oct 20, 2015 Tuesday, October 20, 2015 8:30:20 AM CDT October 20, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Springfield police are investigating reports of three alleged rapes at Missouri State University.

The Springfield News-Leader reports that four reported rape incidents triggered campus crime alerts from late August to early October.

Police spokeswoman Lisa Cox said the department's Special Victims Unit is investigating three of the incidents. She said the investigating into a fourth incident has been suspended because of a lack of cooperation.

Cox said in the remaining cases, the alleged suspects and victims knew one another, and there's no obvious link between any of the cases.

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