Orem police have arrested an 18-year-old Pleasant Grove man who they believe raped a Utah Valley State College student at her apartment Monday afternoon.
The victim told police she was raped about 2 p.m. Monday after she let the man in to use her telephone after he said he was having car trouble.He was wearing a shirt with the logo of a tire company on it, she told police.Orem Police Lt. Mike Larsen said patrol officer Amy Ruiz checked Tuesday with tire companies in south Orem to see if any had an employee matching the suspect's description. She found one company that did, and the employee had left work Monday just a short time before the rape occurred.
Detectives interviewed the man and arrested him Tuesday afternoon. He is being held in the Orem Jail.