Police search for suspect in rape near Kansas community college

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GARDEN CITY, Kan. -

The Garden City Police Department is investigating a rape that was reported Wednesday night.

Officers were called to St. Catherine Hospital at around 9:30 p.m. A woman there told them that she had been sexually assaulted. She told them she had been at her vehicle, which was parked near the area of the Garden City Community College when she was approached from behind by an unknown man. He forced her into her vehicle and sexually assaulted her.

(MORE: A string of sexual assault cases involving Butler Community College students)

At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing black sweat pants, gray hooded sweatshirt, black T-shirt, and a dark colored baseball-style hat. The man is described as being approximately 6 feet tall, with an athletic build, and had brown or black messy-curly hair.

The Garden City Police Department is requesting assistance from the community. If you witnessed this incident, or have information related to this incident, you should call the Garden City Police Department (620) 276-1300, If you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers (620) 275-7807, or text your tip to Garden City PD, text GCTIP and your tip to Tip411 (847411). 

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