Woman raped near UO’s Autzen Stadium, teen arrested

Eugene Police say 17-year-old arrested short time after attack near University of Oregon stadium

Police light (file)
Police light (file)

EUGENE, Ore. (KOIN 6) —  A 39-year-old woman was beaten and raped near the University of Oregon’s Autzen Stadium in Eugene just after 10:00 p.m. Saturday night, and a teen suspect was arrested, Eugene Police said.

The 17-year-old was arrested shortly after the incident, near the area of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Scout Access Rd.

He is charged with first degree rape, first degree kidnapping and fourth degree assault.

The teen is not from the Eugene area, and was not known to the victim, Eugene Police said.

The Ducks’ football team played at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Autzen Stadium, beating the University of Wyoming Cowboys.

Eugene Police have not said whether the attack was related in any way to the game.

 

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