Joplin Police are investigating the reported rape of a homeless woman on Thursday.
Joplin Police Capt. William Davis tells NewsTalk KZRG police were called after a physician saw the woman laying in a field near 20th and Schifferdecker Thursday evening.
The woman told the doctor she had been raped in a wooded area on the city’s west side.
No arrests have been made.
The woman was transported to Freeman West for a sexual assault exam.