August 7, 2016
For Immediate Release
SCMPD INVESTIGATES POSSIBLE SEXUAL ASSAULT
SAVANNAH, GA (August 6, 2016) At approximately 1:45- p.m. Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police officers responded to St/ Joseph’s hospital on the report of a possible kidnaping and sexual assault that had occurred sometime in the early morning hours. SCMPD Special Victim’s Unit detectives and forensics officers responded to the hospital.
The victim was downtown with friends and family at several bars and was intoxicated. The victim was waiting on a bench near Jefferson and St. Julian Streets for her friends to pick her up. When the friends returned the victim was gone. After a search of the area the friends located the victim in a nearby parking lot near MLK and Broughton Streets.
Anyone with information on this case should call CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
A confidential tip line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124.