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69-Year Old Woman Raped in Grand Bahama

A 69-year old female resident of Grand Bahama was raped in her own home in Andros Town, Eight Mile Rock, Friday night.

A 25-year-old man is expected to be arraigned this morning for crime.

Police reports indicate that the victim was at her residence, shortly after 9:00pm on Friday evening, when she was attacked by a man who raped her.

Another occupant of the home heard the woman screaming for help and came to the rescue.  The culprit managed to escape through a window and ran into the bushes nearby.

Officers from the Central Detective Unit were called to investigate the matter. They arrested a man from Andros Town in Eight Mile Rock.  The 25-year-old is expected to appear in the Magistrate’s Court in Eight Mile Rock this morning.

A similar incident occurred only last month when a Catholic nun was brutally beaten and raped in Eleuthera. Latterrieo Duncanson, 29, of Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera, was charged in relation to the offense.

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