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San Diego police officer under investigation for rape resigns

March 7, 2011 |  5:11 pm

A veteran San Diego police officer under investigation for the alleged rape of a college student has resigned from the Police Department.

Arthur Perea, 42, an 18-year veteran, was a vice detective. He had been on unpaid leave since the allegation was made last month.

A student from Point Loma Nazarene University has told El Cajon police that she was raped by Perea and a woman in her apartment.

The case is still under investigation, and no charges have been filed.

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