UPDATE – January 14, 2020
ACCPD would like to speak with a young couple who detectives believe were in the area (Finley
Street and Dearing Street) near the time of the incident who may have seen the suspect. This
continues to be an active and ongoing investigation. ACCPD asks anyone who believes they
have information about the incident or the suspect to contact Det. Rick Dearing at 762-400-
7174, Frederick.Dearing@accgov.com, or Sgt. Greg Dickson at 762-400-7070,
January 11, 2020
Rape Reported near Dearing Street and Church Street
ACCPD is investigating a Rape which occurred earlier this morning in the area of Dearing Street
and Church Street. According to ACCPD’s initial investigation, a 22-year old female reported
that she was raped by a black male with an athletic build. The suspect is about 5’ 10” with a
dark complexion and short hair. The suspect was wearing dark pants and a grey hoody. The
incident occurred at approximately 3:00am. The victim did not know the suspect.
This is an active and ongoing investigation and ACCPD asks anyone who believes they have
information about the incident or the suspect to contact Det. Rick Dearing at 762-400-7174,
Frederick.Dearing@accgov.com, or Sgt. Greg Dickson at 762-400-7070,
ACCPD encourages individuals to consider these safety tips:
* Seek a safe ride home.
* If walking home, stay with a group and stay in well-lit areas.
* Always be aware of your surroundings and call 9-1-1 if you see someone or something suspicious.
If you or someone you know has been victimized by sexual assault or child abuse, call The Cottage
Crisis Hotline at 1-877-363-1912.