61-year-old woman raped in Point Fortin

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61-year-old woman raped in Point Fortin

A 61-year-old woman was raped in her Point Fortin home by an armed attacker.

The incident took place on Saturday, 28th January.

The woman told police that at around 5:30am, she was awakened from her sleep and saw a man whom she knows standing over her with what appeared to be a gun.

He struck her in her face and then raped her before escaping.

The woman was taken to the Siparia District Health Facility for examination.

Police searched for the suspect but were unable to find him. Enquiries are continuing.