Kansas City police are investigating a Kansas City high school student’s report of being raped by a stranger after leaving her school bus.
The 18-year-old student told police that she had just left the bus near 43rd Street and Cleveland Avenue just before 3 p.m. Dec. 5 when she noticed a man walking behind her.
She heard footsteps getting closer before the man grabbed her from behind and threw her to the ground in a field in the 4200 block of Cleveland, according to police reports.
“You better not scream or I’ll kill you,” he said, according to her account.
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The man picked her up and moved her farther into the field near a fence, where he grabbed her around the neck, removed some of her clothing and raped her, according to the reports.
The attacker fled on foot. The victim was taken to a hospital.
A detailed description of the attacker was not available.