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19-year-old reports being raped at downtown Macon bar

A 19-year-old Macon woman has reported she was raped early Thursday morning at 550 Blues, located at 550 Riverside Drive, according to a Macon Police report.

The woman told police an employee served her drinks and later told her she was “too drunk to drive” home, according to a police report.

She decided to stay and sleep on a couch, according to the report.

The woman said a man forced himself on her and raped her between 2:30 and 4 a.m. She said she couldn’t fight back due to the drinks, according to the report.

Police interviewed the woman at a local hospital where a rape kit was performed, according to the report.

Sgt. Melanie Hofmann said the incident remains under investigation.

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