UA student arrested after rape at fraternity house

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa Homicide Investigators were contacted by UAPD at 5 a.m. on Saturday in reference to a sexual assault that happened at a fraternity house on campus.

The 19-year-old female victim was at DCH being treated. She said she had met the suspect, Taylor Force, 19, at a bar, and went back to his room at the fraternity house. According to Tuscaloosa Police, parts of the encounter were consensual, but Force had sex with the victim after she had said no and attempted to pus him off.

After receiving initial medical information, processing the scene, reviewing video evidence and conducting interviews, probable cause was found to arrest Force for rape in the first degree.

Force was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $30,000 bond, and has since posted his bond and been released.

Copyright 2015 WIAT 42 News

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