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Police release 911 call reporting rape

on November 5, 2009

The Richmond Police Department on Thursday released the 911 call that helped end a reported two-hour rape of a Richmond High student outside of her homecoming dance Oct. 24. Richmond resident Margarita Vargas made the call just before midnight that night.

Police today also corrected the victim’s age as being 16 instead of 15, as previously reported.

At Wednesday night’s district board meeting, Superintendent Bruce Harter said the school has recieved 322 cards and $15,317 in donations for the victim.

The victim’s family requests donations be sent to their church, First Presbyterian Church of Richmond, at 3415 Barrett Ave., Richmond, CA 94805 with “Victory Over Violence Fund” written in the memo line. For information, call the church at 510-234-0954 or e-mail

20091105_911call/911call.mp3|911 Call

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