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Lorain woman abducted, raped

LORAIN – Police are asking the public to remain on high-alert after a female was abducted and raped Wednesday afternoon.

Police Lt. Roger Watkins said it was reported that the female was raped around 6 p.m. Wednesday after she was taken to a vacant home by a black man who was possibly armed. She was reportedly walking in the 1100 block of Long Avenue when she was grabbed by the man.

Police are not releasing the female’s age at this time or a description of the perpetrator. Watkins said officers are canvassing the area and running down leads.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police Department at (440) 204-2105.

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