Harrisonburg Man Charged With Rape

HARRISONBURG - A Harrisonburg man is arrested and charged with rape. On August 1, officers with the Harrisonburg Police Department responded to the 1000 block of South High Street for a report of a sexual assault. Officers determined that a woman had been sexually assaulted in the early morning hours of August 1. It was also determined that the assault occurred in the vicinity in which the officers responded.

As a result of the investigation, police arrested 29 year-old Angel M. Guibo Machado, of Harrisonburg. Machado was charged with one (1) count of Rape, in violation of Virginia State Code, 18.2-61. Police say, it appears as though the victim knew the Machado knew each other.

This case is still an active investigation and there is the possibility of additional charges being filed.

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