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Man sought in kidnapping, rape in Baton Rouge

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Posted: Jul 27, 2012 2:16 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: Jul 27, 2012 2:16 PM
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

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Topics: baton rouge, rape, crime, abduction, gunpoint

BATON ROUGE - Police said a woman was abducted from Baton Rouge today, taken to another parish and raped before being dropped off back in the city.

Cpl. L'Jean McKneely with Baton Rouge Police said a woman was in the parking lot of a clinic on Essen when she was forced into a pickup at gunpoint, taken to Iberville Parish and raped.

McKneely said the woman was dropped off south of the LSU campus on Nicholson, and the man who abducted her left in a red pickup headed toward the campus.

McKneely said he was described as a white male in his 40's with graying hair, scars on his neck and many bumps or freckles on his arms. The truck was described as a red, four-wheel-drive Chevy Silverado with tan leather interior.

Anyone with information about this case should call Baton Rouge Police at (225) 389-2000.

News 2 crews are headed to the scene and will have more information tonight starting at 4 p.m.

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