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Martins Ferry Police and Ohio BCI Investigating Reported Rape

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MARTINS FERRY, Ohio -

Police in one local community are investigating a rape that reportedly occurred on Friday night near a city park.

Martins Ferry officers began investigating the case early on Saturday morning, according to Police Chief John McFarland.

The crime reportedly happened near the Martins Ferry Municipal Park, overnight Friday into Saturday. McFarland tells WTRF.com that by Sunday morning, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations was there to process the crime scene.

The incident remains under investigation. Stay with wtrf.com for updates as we receive them.