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May 10, 2017MARYVILLE, Mo. |  By: Coffey

Man arrested for alleged rape on Northwest campus

Northwest Missouri State University and the Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney's office has released information on the arrest of an individual in connection to an April 2 reported rape on campus.

According to the University report, Hunter Bechtol was arrested in Cass County, Iowa, Tuesday night in connection with the incident. Court documents indicate Bechtol has been charged with a class D felony; rape in the second degree.

A warrant for Bechtol's arrest was issued on May 2.