Altus Police Investigating Rape at Party

Published: Oct. 1, 2013 at 4:07 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 9, 2013 at 2:17 PM CDT
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ALTUS Okla_ Altus police are investigating a sexual assault that was reported in the early morning hours of Saturday, September 28.

The victim told police she was at a party at 601 West Commerce in Altus. She went into a bedroom to sleep and was later awakened by a man who was committing the sexual assault against her. The victim and witnesses identified the suspect as 18-year-old Knighe Rhoden.

Rhoden was interviewed by police and later arrested on charges of first degree rape. Rhoden is being held at the Jackson County Jail. We'll keep you updated.