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Thu., Jan. 17, 2013, 5:05 p.m.

CPD Reports Rape Try Near NIC

Coeur d'Alene Police Department news release: At about 10:45 p.m. last Friday, a 21 year-old female reported to police that she had just been attacked by a male while walking in the area of West Hubbard Avenue and North College Drive, near North Idaho College. The victim walked from the downtown area to catch a bus that goes to the Hogfish Bar. The victim said a male approached her as he appeared from a construction area to the east. She said he spoke to her and then continued to follow her down the sidewalk. She stated she slowed to look at him, and he grabbed her from behind dragging her down to the ground. The victim said the male attempted to sexually assault her, and she was fighting him off. She said she saw headlights from a vehicle coming from the round-a-bout area and he jumped up and ran away. More here.

Suspect description: WHITE MALE, APPROX 5'9", AVG BUILD, APPROX 35-40 YRS, BLONDISH/RED FACIAL HAIR- MUSTACHE AND "STUBBLE", WEARING BROWN CARHART-TYPE JACKET, GREY BEANIE HAT, BOOTS.




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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