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Westman Islands Teen Escapes Alleged Rapists

Police in the Westman Islands are searching for two men who attacked a woman in her late teens in the streets of Heimaey on Sunday morning and harassed her sexually. They tore off her pantyhose but she managed to run away.


Archive photo by Páll Stefánsson.

The victim believes the assailants are in their twenties and described both of them as being around 180 centimeters tall. One of them had very short hair and was wearing a hooded jumper; the other had a shirt on, visir.is reports.

The woman believes the men may have been of foreign origin. The attack occurred on Hásteinsvegur between 5 and 6 am. Those who might have information about this event are asked to call the local police (Tel: (+354) 481-1665).


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