The Independence Police Department is currently investigating a Sexual Assault / 1st Degree Burglary that occurred on February 9, 2016 between 1:00 am and 3:00 am in the 17000 block of US 24 Hwy. The victim reported that four to five male subjects forced entry into her apartment and then forcibly raped her. The suspects then left the residence by unknown means. The suspects covered the victim's face with clothing and very little suspect information is available at this time. The only available suspect description provided was one of the subject was a tall, thin, white male, another was a tall, thin, black male, and another was a heavy-set male (unknown race).
We are asking anyone with information about this crime to please call (816) 474-TIPS or (816) 325-7777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org