Police Investigating Rape Allegation

Smithfield-Police-Car-ImageSmithfield Police are investigating the alleged rape of a woman in East Smithfield.

The 39 year-old victim reported the sexual assault to police on Monday.

Police Captain R.K. Powell said there was a delay of several weeks between when the alleged incident occurred and when the victim notified police.  A detective has been assigned to the case.

The incident was not random.