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Police arrest suspect in UM rape case, judge sets $50,000 bail

By Emily Adamson, KECI Reporter, eadamson@keci.com
Published On: Feb 19 2014 10:56:50 AM MST
Updated On: Feb 19 2014 04:34:50 PM MST
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MISSOULA, Mont. -

A man is in custody in connection with a rape reported by a University of Montana student.

Timothy Schwartz, 18, was arrested late Tuesday afternoon after being interviewed by police. He was a University of Montana student.

Schwartz appeared in Missoula County Justice Court Wednesday on a sexual intercourse without consent charge.

Police said a 19-year-old female student at UM reported she was raped in a dorm room in Jesse Hall early Monday morning. The woman reported she knew the suspect in the case. She suffered minor injuries.

Wednesday, Judge John Odlin set bail at $50,000 and told Schwartz he's not allowed to have contact with the alleged victim in the case and is restrained from the University of Montana campus.