IMMEDIATE PUBLIC SAFETY RELEASE
December 18, 2020
The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a rape that occurred in the 700 block of Madison Avenue at approximately 10:15 PM last night, December 17, 2020.
A female was walking in the 700 block of Madison Avenue when she was abducted at gunpoint by a black male described as thin, approximately 6’2” tall, short hair (possibly buzz-cut), wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants. The suspect took the victim behind a nearby apartment complex and raped her at gunpoint.
Detectives and Forensic Teams are currently in the area investigating the incident. Specifically, detectives are looking to obtain all possible surveillance video footage in the immediate area of the 700 block of Madison Avenue. If you have a surveillance system, such as a doorbell camera, please contact the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280 immediately.
If you have any other information related to this case, you may contact CPD at the above number, or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may provide information to Crimestoppers at 434-977-4000. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered for information leading to an arrest.
Public Information Officer
Charlottesville Police Department