Police investigating rape reported on UM campus


MISSOULA, Mont. - Missoula Police are investigating a rape reported on the University of Montana campus.

Public Information Officer Travis Welsh said city police were asked to assist the campus police around 8:15 p.m. Monday.

An 19-year-old female who lives on campus reported she was raped in a dorm room early in the morning Monday. According to the University of Montana Office of Public Safety call log the report came from Jesse Hall.

Welsh said the woman knows the 18-year-old male suspect in the case. Police are interviewing the man and the investigation is ongoing.

NBC Montana will continue to follow this story and provide updates as more information is available.

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