Pregnant Young woman raped at Dangriga Junction

A 19-year-old Belizean woman of the Stann Creek District has reported to police that sometime after 3:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon, thursday December 10th, she was raped. The woman, who is currently 6 months pregnant, told police that she was at the Mile 6 junction bus stop waiting for a bus when a man grabbed her from behind and took her into a nearby orchard, and threw her on the ground. The man then placed a knife to the pregnant woman’s neck and proceeded to have sexual intercourse with her against her will. In describing the perpetrator, the woman said that the man was dark complexioned, and had a grey shirt tied around his nose and mouth. Police are investigating the crime.

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