Reward upped to $20,000 in Troy rape cases | Crime
TROY, AL (WSFA) - Authorities are upping the ante when it comes to finding the person or persons responsible for two rapes in the same mobile home park on the same night.
According to a recent release from the Troy Police Department, the City of Troy, Troy University, Hunter's Mountain Mobile Home Park and a concerned parent are combining their efforts by upping the reward from $5,000 to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person/persons involved in these crimes.
This reward is in response to two rapes that happened at the Hunter's Mountain Mobile Home Park in Troy on the same day - one of a Troy University student, the other of a resident of the MHP.
The first incident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 26. Police originally asked anyone who lives in Hunters Mountain or was visiting around that time to contact them at 566-0500 or the Secret Witness Line at 566-5555 if they remember seeing the suspect described as a 40 to 50-year-old black male, 6' to 6'1" in height, weighing approximately 250 pounds with a "low" haircut. He was last seen wearing a dark blue shirt and loose fitting black or blue jeans.
The second incident happened the later the same day - around 7:30 p.m.
The Troy Police Department says it continues to investigate this case.
Anyone with information should call the Troy Police Department at (334)566-0500, TPD Secret Witness Line at (334)566-5555.