Woman reports rape in Founders Park

Screen shot 2013-01-16 at 11.01.45 AMA woman was raped at gunpoint in Founders Park Monday morning, according to a police report. The woman was walking on Colorado Boulevard about 7 a.m. when a man approached her, pulled a gun and forced her into the park where he sexually assaulted her.

Police say no similar attacks have been reported in the area, but they have stepped up patrols in the park, according to a report from NBC DFW.

The victim described her attacker as about 20 years old, between 5-feet and 5-foot-5-inches tall, weighing about 175 pounds and wearing a beanie hat, tan jacket and blue jeans.


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