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Three Arrested In Columbia City Sexual Assault Case

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (WOWO): Three men have been arrested for abducting a South Whitley woman in her vehicle and then sexually assaulting her. 

The three men were identified as 25 year old Henry M. Wright, 21 year old Camara Jermaine Benson, and 43 year old Dennis L. Thomas. 

It happened Tuesday evening after the men followed her from Columbia City. Two of the men took control of her vehicle while the third man followed them in a separate car. She was driven back to Columbia City, sexually assaulted on the way and left outside the city. 

The woman’s debit card was used to remove money at an ATM in Columbia City. 

A press release from the Whitley County Prosecuting Attorney’s office indicates the men will be given an initial hearing Monday. 

The victim’s identity has not been released.

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