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University Of Virginia Offers $5,000 Reward For Information Leading To The Arrest Of Robbery/Rape Suspect

August 27, 1999 -- The University is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for the rape of a University of Virginia student Thursday morning in her Charlottesville home. The suspect also robbed the victim and another University student during the assault.

The University immediately put additional police patrols on Grounds, as well as in surrounding neighborhoods where large numbers of University students live. University Police are working closely with City of Charlottesville Police on the investigation.

Any information that may lead to the arrest and conviction of the suspect should be called in to CrimeStoppers at (804) 977-4000.

For more information, contact Carol Wood at (804) 924-6189 or Louise Dudley at (804) 924-1400.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: please contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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