19-year-old man arrested in Blacksburg rape investigation

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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WDBJ7)— According to the Blacksburg Police Department, 19-year-old Lemma Yeabsira of Blacksburg has been arrested Sunday following an ongoing investigation.

In a press release sent out by the Blacksburg Police Department, police state Yeabsira was arrested on "two counts of rape and two counts of object sexual penetration."

Blacksburg police say Yeabsira is being held without bond at the Montgomery County Jail.

This arrest follows an ongoing investigation by the Blacksburg Police Department after they received reports of various incidents happening in Blacksburg.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Blacksburg Police Department at (540) 961-1819.