Kidnapping, rape under investigation

Jan. 02, 2013 @ 07:02 PM

Vance County and Henderson law enforcement investigators are following up on a New Year’s Day complaint of an abduction from a city location and an attempted rape that is alleged to have taken place in the county, according to police reports.

The call to police reported the incident at 9:25 p.m. Tuesday at a Clark Street location.

“The victim was reported to have been picked up and droppe

d off at the same location,” wrote Lt. Christopher Ball of the Henderson police in an email message with The Dispatch.

He added that the reported rape attempt occurred in the county, and that Vance County Sheriff’s Office deputies have been notified.

Ball said the incident appears to be domestic, and the victim is familiar with the suspect.

According to the police report, the victim sustained major injuries from the incident. The victim, a 21-year-old female, is noted as residing at an address in another location of the city from Clark Street.

Contact the writer at mfisher@hendersondispatch.com.