HPD: 3 rape cases reported in last 24 hours

Published: Dec. 9, 2012 at 10:48 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 6, 2013 at 11:18 PM CST
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Police are investigating three separate rape reports over the weekend.
Police are investigating three separate rape reports over the weekend.

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Huntsville police are investigating three separate rape cases all reported over the weekend.

The first report came in early Saturday morning from a home in southeast Huntsville. The female victim, who is a minor, told officers she was sexually assaulted at a home in 8000 block of Tea Garden Road around 1:30 a.m. Saturday

According to reports, the suspect, 18-year-old Paul Knaack was charged with sodomy and statutory rape.

Just hours later, another rape was reported at an apartment in northwest Huntsville.

Police were called out to 6311 Rime Village Drive around 5:00 Sunday morning.  They said a female victim told them she was robbed and raped by three men she did not know.

Police found themselves investigating yet another case early Sunday morning in the 4400 block of University Drive.

Police received the call just after 5:00 Sunday morning, but the victim said she was raped earlier in the night.

So far no arrest have been made in two the cases.

If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault or domestic violence, you can contact the Crisis Services of North Alabama at (256) 716-1000.

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