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Posted on: October 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] EPD Arrests Suspect in Oakway Road Rape Case

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Eugene Police have identified and arrested the suspect in the August 17 rape off Oakway Road.  Brodie Wayne Robinson, age, 25, of Eugene is being charged with of Rape in the First Degree, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and Strangulation. Eugene Police Violent Crimes detectives confirmed the attack was random. 

 

According to Captain Shawn Adams, “The victim of this attack was incredibly courageous to report and follow through on interviews with us in this case. Because of her bravery, the case investigation continued and we were able to bring closure through identifying and making an arrest in the case.” 

 

The rape was reported on August 17 at 5:17 a.m., police responded to report of an unknown problem after a female called 911 and the line was disconnected. The victim called back and reported being raped by a male she did not know in the 200 block of Oakway Center. 

Brodie Wayne Robinson

 

Case Number 20-13505

 

GENERAL PERSONAL SAFETY TIPS

  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times
  • Do not get into someone’s car even if they display a weapon. It is better to fight back in the street where help is closer at hand and other people may hear your calls for help. 
  • Walk confidently and don’t avoid eye contact 
  • Don’t let strangers into your ‘space.’ Keep plenty of distance between yourself and people you don’t wish to approach you. 
  • Don’t stop to talk with strangers asking for directions or other types of help as this can be a ploy to get close for an attack. 
  • If you feel you are in danger or being followed, call 9-1-1 
  • If grabbed, fight back and make as much noise as possible. 
  • Use the buddy system when walking after dark. You should know the person you are walking with well enough to trust them. 
  • Walk in lighted areas as much as possible and don’t walk too close to bushes, alleyways or other places where attackers can conceal themselves 

 

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