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.