A 20-year-old woman claims she was raped this morning in Nicholasville. The rape was reported around 5 a.m. this morning.
The woman told police that she was picked up by a man in a dark pickup truck along Versailles Road in Lexington. The two drove around for a while, then the man raped her around Miles Road at Maple Street, according to police. She then told police that the man kicked her out of the truck. The woman ran to a home nearby for help and called police.
Police say the woman was trying to get to Danville and that she is not from the Nicholasville area. She was not able to give a detailed description of the man who she says raped her to police. They also say drugs might have been involved.
She went to a hospital to be checked out.