SIUE police investigate rape report

News-DemocratApril 23, 2013 

— Police are seeking a man they believe raped a student at her on-campus apartment Sunday.

The woman met a man on Saturday evening at an Edwardsville tavern, according to police. Upon leaving the tavern, the man followed the woman and her female friend to the Cougar Village on-campus apartments, supposedly to make sure they got home safely early Sunday.

Police said the man, who went by the name "Aaron," was allowed into the apartment, and sexually assaulted the woman there.

He is described as a white male, between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-9, with close-cropped dark brown hair. He was wearing a red ball cap, blue hoodie and jeans, and drove a white, two-door Toyota.

Anyone with information is asked to call SIUE Police at 650-3324.

Contact reporter Elizabeth Donald at edonald@bnd.com or 239-2507.