Woman Jumps Out Of Moving Vehicle in Laytonville to Flee Alleged Rapist—Law Enforcement Investigating
Law enforcement is investigating an alleged rape that occurred in Laytonville yesterday evening after a woman reportedly jumped out of a moving vehicle to escape her attacker.
Initial reports emerged around 6:34 p.m. of a woman in need of medical aid near the intersection of Highway 101 and Davidson Lane. The woman, described as a “victim of sexual assault”, had reportedly “jumped out of a moving vehicle” landing in a roadside ditch.
Officers at the scene reported the suspect was driving a white, four-door SUV and fled the area after the woman escaped the vehicle last seen driving south on Highway 101
Medics transported the woman to Willits’s Howard Hospital where Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office detectives will meet with her.
Law enforcement has broadcasted a Be-On-The-Lookout for a vehicle matching the description of the suspect in both Ukiah and Lake County areas describing the subject as a suspect in a rape investigation.
Please remember that this story is unfolding. Information is being reported as we gather it. However, some of the information coming from witnesses and initial official reports could be wrong. We will do our best to get the facts but, in the case that something is inaccurate, we will update with correct information as soon as we can.