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Man charged with rape after assault at law enforcement training academy

Gurkan Sahin, 20, charged with rape, aggravated sodomy, records show

Glynn County Sheriff's Office booking photo of Gurkan Guven Sahin
Glynn County Sheriff's Office booking photo of Gurkan Guven Sahin

BRUNSWICK, Ga. – A woman was sexually assaulted by a student at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick, according to the Glynn County Police Department.

The woman, who is a student, told investigators that on Feb. 10, she wasn't feeling well after a night that involved drinking, and she went back to her room to lie down, the report stated. She was escorted back to her room by another student, who was a man.

According to the incident report, the man sat down next to the woman and tried to kiss her, but she rejected him. The man laid her down on her back, began fondling her and sexually assaulted her in three different ways.

The woman repeatedly asked the man to stop, the report said. After the assault, the man left. The victim saved DNA evidence for police.

According to the Police Department, Gurkan Guven Sahin, 20, was arrested the same date the assault was reported. He was charged with rape and aggravated sodomy.