Eugene Police responded to the area of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Scout Access Road at approximately 8:12 p.m. regarding a female who had just been sexually assaulted. Upon arrival officers discovered the female victim had been beaten and raped by an unknown male who had fled the area. Police immediately began searching the area with K9s and officers.
Within a short time officers contacted a 17-year-old male juvenile matching the suspect description. The involved juvenile is from an area outside Eugene and not known to the victim. Once detained officers identified the juvenile and later determined him to be the suspect. He was arrested for the listed crimes. Eugene Police detectives arrived and interviewed the suspect. He was taken into custody for Rape in the First Degree, Kidnapping in the First Degree and Assault in the Fourth Degree.
The 39-year-old female victim was transported to a local hospital and treated for her injuries.