UPDATE 8:20 pm:
The Riley County Police Department announced via Twitter that officers are still on the look out for the man wanted for raping a woman in her mid-twenties. RCPD’s Tweet states there is “No evidence that public is in danger” and that the incident “appears to be isolated.”
Suspect in 12:45 report is in his mid-twenties, and is said to be wearing black sweat pants. Victim is in her mid-twenties as well.
Suspect fled the scene on foot, where RCPD, Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism disptached to a heavily wooded area.
Stockdale Park Road, where the initial report was called in, is in the northern part of Riley County.
Anyone with information on this man’s wherabouts is asked to call the RCPD at 785-537-2112 or Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers at 785-539-7777 immediately.
The Riley County Police Department is currently searching for a black male described as 5’9″, about 160 pounds. Suspect may possibly have facial hair, specifically a goatee. Call was recieved at approximately 12:45 PM by woman who was known by the suspect.
Suspect wanted for rape was last seen in area of 6400 block of Stockdale Park Rd. RCPD PIO Mat Droge asks anyone with information to contact the RCPD immediately. PIO Mat Droge asks that anyone that sees this individual not try to take matters into their own hands.
KMAN will update as details arise.