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An Averett University student is in jail following an alleged rape that occurred early this morning.
At approximately 5:55 am this morning Danville Police responded to Danville Regional Medical Center's Emergency Department for a report of a rape. A woman reported that she was raped on the campus of Averett University shortly after midnight. The investigation led to charges being brought against Joshua (NMN) Roberts, age 19 of Myrtle Beach, SC. He was arrested this afternoon and is currently being held in the Danville City Jail without bond.
REF: VA SC 18.2-61