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Police investigating reports of sexual assault near Pasea Place

- woman was allegedly assaulted while walking near Pasea Place last night, July 5, 2017
Police are investigating reports of a sexual assault on a female near Pasea Place in Road Town last night, July 5, 2017. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police are said to be investigating reports of a sexual assault on a female near Pasea Place in Road Town last night, July 5, 2017.

According to reports reaching this news site, the woman was walking along the road near Pasea Place on the James Walter Francis Drive dual carriageway when she was pounced on by her attacker.

It is also reported that a passerby eventually heard the woman’s screams and came to her rescue while the attacker fled.

The incident reportedly took place around 8:00 P.M.

“Police are investigating a report made last night of a sexual assault against a female who was at the time walking along the dual carriageway near Pasea Place,” Police Information Officer Diane L. Drayton confirmed to this news site today, July 6, 2017.

Ms Drayton did not say whether anyone has been arrested or whether they have a suspect.

According to her, “Police are still gathering details on the incident.”

5 Responses to “Police investigating reports of sexual assault near Pasea Place”

  • one eye (06/07/2017, 15:31) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    Tell me more
  • wize up (06/07/2017, 16:09) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    This looks like a new set of criminal behavior raising its ugerly head in our country: masked robberies: gun crime: dope crime and now this crime against users of our road ways: i
    am Old school a product of the the early 60s so certainly levels of lawlessness caused some concern......I have female members of my family who been accustomed to move around their country for many years without any apology: mind some of us don't start a possy should this foolishness continued up in here!!!!!!!!
  • vi (06/07/2017, 18:08) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    So Sad the Beautiful sacred VI is no longer the same.
  • ... (07/07/2017, 00:00) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Surely common sense and decency must and will prevail.
  • tola (07/07/2017, 14:11) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    Sorry to say anytime none of these mother f*c**r try anything with me I will be goin balsome ghut Caz I bringing a knife with me at all times an I st******* them till I see no more breath in them this things is madness our country is not safe anymore

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