Norfolk police investigating rape case, searching for suspect

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk police are currently searching for a suspect charged in connection to a rape that reportedly happened this past weekend. 

Police say they’re withholding the 22-year-old man’s name until he’s arrested, but say he is accused of raping a 22-year-old woman at a party in the 1300 block of 37th Street the night of Sept. 1. The young woman’s father reported the case to police around 4:45 p.m. on Sept. 2. 

The woman told police she had been drinking and a man she knew sexually assaulted her.

Norfolk police are leading the investigation and say the man is a wanted fugitive. 

Stay with WAVY.com for updates. 

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