What If You Are Raped
Victims of sexual assault have the right to have an advocate accompany them through medical, legal, police, prosecutor, and court proceedings or interviews, per RCW 70.125.060.
Call 911 to Report the Assault
Do not bathe or douche. It is vitally important to preserve any DNA evidence.
Do not change your physical appearance.
Save clothing and items involved. There may be DNA evidence that needs to be preserved.
Preserve any evidence even if you think it is not important. It may be important to investigators.
Seek medical attention to check for injuries, test for sexually transmitted diseases, test for pregnancy.
Write It Down
Write down what you remember about the assailant, even though you want to erase the crime from you memory. Any information in hard copy is valuable information.