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Police failure to share info on college rapist may have resulted in further assault

BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal judge in Louisiana denied Lafayette’s motion to dismiss negligence claims against its police department brought by a college student who was allegedly raped by a student who had been reported for sex crimes six times at three Louisiana colleges and universities. The suing student has shown that the police owed a duty to provide her university with information regarding three of the accused student’s prior reported assaults.

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