Police probe allegation of rape at West Oak Lane rec center

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Police are investigating a woman’s claim that a man she met at a party raped her in a West Oak Lane rec center early Sunday.
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Philadelphia police are investigating a woman’s claim that a man raped her inside a West Oak Lane recreation center over the weekend.

Police believe the man works at the recreation center, as the woman indicated he had a key to the building, NBC10 reports.

The alleged crime occurred at Simon Community Recreation Center on the 7200 block of Woolston Avenue around 1 a.m. Sunday.

The victim, 37, told investigators she met a 36-year-old man at a party, and they left together, going to the rec center.

Police know the identity of the suspect, but no charges had been filed in the investigation as of the time of the NBC10 report.



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