BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say a student at Western Washington University in Bellingham was arrested in connection with the on-campus rape of another student.
The Bellingham Herald reports 18-year-old Isaiah Dowding-Albrecht was arrested Saturday and booked into Whatcom County Jail on suspicion of rape.
Jail records show Dowding-Albrecht was released on $20,000 bail Sunday.
University spokesman Paul Cocke said the alleged victim was a 19-year-old woman and the incident occurred overnight Friday in Nash Hall.
Cocke said Dowding-Albrecht was temporarily evicted and isn't allowed to return to the dorm.
No other information was provided.
Cocke said in a statement that Western's Equal Opportunity Office, which handles sexual assault investigations at Western, will conduct an investigation that is separate from the criminal process.
It wasn't immediately clear if Dowding-Albrecht has a lawyer.
Information from: The Bellingham Herald, http://www.bellinghamherald.com
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