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First-degree rape reported on St Thomas, USVI

January 25th, 2017 | Tags: first degree rape armed man VIPD Sakeeda Freeman USVI
The first-degree rape incident reportedly occurred Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at about 5:25 A.M. in Estate Frydenhoj. Photo: VIC

CHARLOTTE AMALIE St Thomas, USVI- — The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on Tuesday January 24, 2017 revealed that it was investigating a first-degree rape incident that the force says occurred Tuesday at about 5:25 A.M. in Estate Frydenhoj, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

According to VIPD Media Specialist Sakeeda Freeman, the female victim explained that as she was leaving her residence to go to work, an unknown black male ran up to her and pointed a gun to her head. She further explained that he forced her to walk away from her residence and sexually assaulted her, Ms Freeman said.

There were no suspects in custody on Tuesday, Ms Freeman said.

The force is asking anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of the perpetrator, to call the VIPD at (340)774-2211, or the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340)714-9807, (340)714-9805, or (340)714-9800. Looking to score some money for your valuable tip? Crime Stoppers USVI is offering financial rewards if your info lead to the arrest of a crime perpetrator.

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