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Boone, N.C. Police investigating report of sexual assault

BOONE, N.C. - Police in Boone, N.C. are investigating the report of a sexual assault.

The victim said it happened around 3:30 Sunday morning as she was walking near the 300 block of West King Street.

We're told a woman was walking alone when a vehicle stopped and asked if she was ok. A short time later, the woman was grabbed from behind and forced behind a building and police say she was sexually assaulted.

The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic male, short in height with a stocky/pudgy build. 

Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact the Boone Police Department at 828-268-6900 or High Country Crime Stoppers at 828-268-6959. 

All information will be kept confidential and you may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.


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