Rape Reported At Occupy New Haven Encampment

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ New Haven police have made one arrest in an investigation into a rape at the Occupy New Haven encampment.

Police say they were called to the camp on the city Green on Tuesday afternoon after getting calls about a protestor found in distress in her tent. The woman hadn’t been seen all day and wasn’t responding when people outside the tent called to her.

gamble england nhpd 3 14 12 rape charge at occupy nh Rape Reported At Occupy New Haven Encampment

England Gamble (Courtesy New Haven Police)

The woman was taken to Yale- New Haven Hospital. Police concluded that she had been raped either late Monday or early Tuesday.

Police say England Gamble of New Haven was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual assault and unlawful restraint. It was not clear if he had a lawyer.

The Occupy New Haven protesters have been ordered out of the green by Wednesday.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


More From CBS Connecticut

Win Red Sox Tickets All Season
Price Chopper Supermarkets Presents Retail Food Rescue Program

Listen Live