VSU student from Lynchburg arrested on rape charge

wlni-defaultPETERSBURG, Va. (AP) _ Police have arrested a Virginia State University student on a rape charge. Multiple news outlets report 22-year-old Jermayne A. Waller of Lynchburg is accused of rape against a fellow student. A woman told police that she, her roommate and Waller were in bed watching a movie in a dorm room on Dec. 1. After falling asleep, she says she was awakened after Waller touched her and began to have intercourse with her. The woman says she and her roommate fought him off and forced Waller out of the dorm room. VSU police responded to the scene. A judge set bond at $7,500. Waller has been banned from campus until the outcome of the case. He was part of the VSU cross country team. Attorney Irvine Reaves did not comment to news outlets.

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