BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Twelve Baltimore police patrol cars remain out of service as the department investigates a reported rape that may have involved one of its officers.
A BPD spokesperson confirmed that of the initial 115 cars, all but 12 are back in service.READ MORE: Over $2M In Grants Approved To Expand Ellicott City Flood Protection
The department pulled the cars from service early this week. A woman told authorities early Sunday that she had been in a patrol car just before she was attacked.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: Over 1,000 New Cases Reported, Key Metrics Decline
Police declined to detail the allegation.
An internal police memo obtained by the Sun says the victim told authorities she was near a bar when she met a man who appeared to be a police officer and later raped her.MORE NEWS: Brian Frosh Won't Seek Reelection As Maryland's Attorney General
The sidelined vehicles have been narrowed down by a description provided by the victim, and investigators hope to search the remaining vehicles for evidence.