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Rapist disguised as a woman is being sought

A rapist who disguised himself as a woman and waited for his victim in a North Idaho College restroom is being sought by police.

The sexual attack reportedly happened last Friday but was just reported to campus security this morning, according to a notice on the Coeur d’Alene college’s Web site.

The rape is reported to have occurred in the first floor bathroom of the Meyer Health Science Building at 4 p.m. Jan. 30.

The victim told officials that she knows the assailant, but his name hasn’t been released.

The reported assailant is described as a white man of 48 years of age, 6 feet tall, 190 to 200 pounds with brown or auburn colored hair. As of Jan. 30, the assailant was clean-shaven.

No picture was given of the assailant, who is considered at large.

The victim told officials that the assailant dressed as a woman and waited in the bathroom until she arrived, according to the Web site. The alleged assailant is not an NIC student at this time.

First reported at Huckleberries Online.

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