Purdue police arrest man after rape reported on campus
UPDATE (2/2/2018): The suspect in this case was found not guilty on two counts of rape. His personal information and photograph have been removed from this story.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.– Purdue police arrested a man in connection with a rape reported Sunday afternoon on campus.
The incident was reported on Feb. 12 at First Street Towers, located near 1st Street and MacArthur Drive.
A student in the College of Engineering of Madison, Indiana, was arrested and taken to Tippecanoe County Jail on a preliminary charge of rape, a level 3 felony punishable by 3-16 years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000.
The suspect and victim were acquaintances, according to Purdue police.