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November 14, 2011 at 1:40 PM

Man raped at knifepoint on Capitol Hill

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Seattle police are investigating a stranger rape that occurred in the Capitol Hill neighborhood early this morning.

The victim told officers he was attacked and sexually assaulted at knifepoint by a man in his apartment in the 700 block of Broadway Avenue East around 1:30 a.m.

Police did not say how the stranger got into the man’s apartment.

The suspect is between the ages of 30 and 40, with a medium build and short dark hair and beard. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, a red T-shirt with a white logo, blue jeans and black gloves, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

Because of the attack, officers working in the East Precinct have increased their patrols in the area.

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