Jasper police hunt man accused of rape, battery

From local sources

JASPER — The Jasper Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a man wanted on outstanding Dubois County warrants charging him with rape and sexual battery.


Randall R. Kratzer Jr., 28, is accused of forcing his way into an apartment on the city’s north side of a woman who was known to him on Aug. 30 and then battering and raping the woman. Jasper police said the victim eventually escaped, went to a neighboring apartment and called police.

Kratzer had left the scene by the time officers arrived. He is known to have family and friends in Perry and Spencer counties, according to authorities.

Anyone with information on Kratzer’s whereabouts is asked to call Jasper police at 482-2255 or the department’s anonymous tip line: 481-COPS (2677).

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