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Woman living in renovated school bus raped in Ybor City

5:44 PM, May 27, 2011   |    comments
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A woman was raped inside a school bus that she had renovated and made into her home.

Tampa, Florida -  Police say a 24-year-old woman living on a renovated school bus was raped Friday morning when a man broke into the vehicle and sexually assaulted her.

The bus was parked near 16th Street and 3rd Ave. East in Ybor City when the attack occurred.

The victim later posted a comment on Twitter about her attacker: "I didn't think he would let me live." She also told a friend on Twitter, "I want him in jail for what he did."

Officials describe the attacker as black male, between 6'-6'2". They say he has a dark complexion, short beard, and was last seen wearing a light blue shirt and tan shorts.

The victim also tweeted after the attack, "Never thought this would happen in a million years." In another tweet she wrote, "I'm happy to be alive right now."

Authorities ask anyone with information to call Tampa Police.

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