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Woman Beaten and Raped at UCSB

UC Santa Barbara's Henley Gate (Photo by compose-r via the Creative Commons on Flickr)
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Police are searching for a group of men who allegedly beat and raped a 19-year-old female student of the University of California Santa Barbara.The Isla Vista resident was attacked yesterday between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department said, according to KTLA. The attack happened somewhere between the UCSB campus and Isla Vista.

The men are described as a group of Asian male adults, according to Noozhawk.

The woman was taken to an area hospital for examination and treatment and was allowed to return home.

It's the second sexual assault reported in the area in two days, as Noozhawk says authorities also have been looking since early Saturday for a suspect who allegedly assaulted a woman outside of a party in the 6500 block of Del Playa Drive, described as being 5'6" with a thin build, dark hair and brown eyes.

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Anyone with information about the attacks is urged to call 911 or leave an anonymous tip at 805-681-4171.

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