Authorities looking for rape suspect in Riley County

RILEY COUNTY (KSNT) – At 12:45 p.m. Friday, the Riley County Police Department received an emergency call for service stating that a female victim in her mid-twenties was raped by a suspect known to her. This crime occurred in the northern portion of Riley County within the hour prior to police receiving the 911 call.

Several officers with RCPD as well as members of the Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism were dispatched to a heavily wooded area in an attempt to locate the suspect who had fled the scene on foot.

Currently police are looking for a black male suspect in his mid-twenties, who stands 5’9” and weighs approximately 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black shirt with black sweat pants and has facial hair.

Police ask if you have information on this subject’s whereabouts, contact police or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. The Riley County Police Department can be reached at 785-537-2112 or 911 in an emergency. Those choosing to use the Crime Stoppers service can submit tips on the web at or by phone at 785-539-7777.

The Riley County Police Department asks that the public not make any attempts to contact this subject.

Due to the nature of this investigation, no further information has been released.

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