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Virginia Man Charged In Ocean City Rape

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29-year-old Romer Ortuno, of Virginia 29-year-old Romer Ortuno, of Virginia

OCEAN CITY, Md. - A Virginia man has been arrested, after he allegedly sexually assaulted an acquaintance in a local beach town. Ocean City Police say on May 25th, Officers responded to Atlantic General Hospital, to speak with the victim of a sexual assault.

According to the report, the victim and a group of friends were at an Ocean City nightclub, where they ran into some acquaintances from their hometown in Virginia. Police say the whole group then went back to a hotel room together, where they continued to drink alcohol.

In the early hours of May 25th, some of the group, including the suspect, 29-year-old Romer Ortuno, left the room, while the victim was asleep. The suspect apparently went back to the room later, got inside through an unlocked window, and reportedly raped the victim.

A warrant was obtained for Ortuno, who was then arrested on May 27th, at his home, by authorities. He was charged with first degree rape, and first degree burglary.

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