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Police: Chambersburg man arrested for rape, sexual assault

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NEWVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) -

State police arrested a Chambersburg man after they say he raped an 18-year-old woman at a park and ride off of Interstate 81 in Cumberland County.

According to officials, 23-year-old Brett Alan Blackhurst of Chambersburg picked up the victim in Camp Hill and was driving her to a home. Police said Blackhurst knew the victim.

While Blackhurst was driving he stopped the vehicle at the park and ride off of I-81 in the area of Exit 37 in Penn Township.

The victim told police that Blackhurst raped her inside the vehicle.

Blackhurst faces numerous charges including rape and sexual assault. He was arrested in Chambersburg on Thursday. Blackhurst was arraigned and lodged in Cumberland County Prison to await his preliminary hearing.

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