Landmark assistant editor
A Platte City woman reported to
Platte City police officers that she had been
raped early Sunday morning.
The alleged victim, age 36, who
resides in the 100 block of High St. in the north
part of town, called police about 1:36 a.m. on
Sunday to report that she had been raped, stated
Platte City police chief Richard Sayles.
According to police blotter reports
and police officials, Platte City officers then
made contact with the victim, who reported to
them that she had been expecting a friend to come
She heard a knock at her door
early in the morning, and she opened the door
because she thought it was the guest she was expecting.
After opening the door, the alleged
suspect entered her residence and sexually assaulted
her in an aggravated manner, according to the
Platte City detectives are investigating
the report as a rape.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Platte
City police did not have enough information or
evidence to arrest the suspect, chief Sayles said.
The investigation continues.