Police Investigate Brutal Attack

By: Tim Saunders
By: Tim Saunders

Police in Luray are investigating a rare crime for the town.

Assistant Police Chief Dennis Petefish says a 16-year-old woman was attacked and raped in broad daylight last Wednesday. The incident happened right after school.

The woman was reportedly jumped from the back. The attacker then put a bag over her head and forced her into an area where the rape took place.

Police are now looking for a white male, six feet tall with a thin build and black or brown hair. If you have any information, you're asked to call the Luray Police Department at 540-743-5343.


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