Collinville man accused of sexually assaulting woman
By KMOV Web Producer
(KMOV) – A Collinsvlle, IL man has been charged with criminal sexual assault following an altercation early Thursday morning.
According to the police report, Shane Ferris, 23, took a female against her will to a vacant house on Rolik Road in Collinsville at 3:55 a.m. Thursday. That’s when, according to the report, the woman claimed she was raped. She then ran to the bathroom, where she hid from Ferris for over an hour.
The victim then heard Ferris drive away and ran to a neighboring backyard, where the homeowner heard her and called police.
The victim gave a description of the car and police tracked Ferris down around 5:00 Thursday morning.
Ferris and the victim had been together at a Collinsville tavern prior to the incident.