Man arrested for attempted rape in George Town | Loop Cayman Islands

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The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) reported that, on Monday night, May 2, officers received a report of an attempted rape at an address off Tropical Gardens Road, George Town.

It was reported that, earlier that morning, a woman had been at her place of residence when a man known to her came to the location. While at the location the man allegedly attempted to force himself sexually on the woman, ripping her clothes and threatening her. According to the RCIPS report, the woman resisted the man and a struggle ensued, with the man eventually leaving the location. The woman allegedly received minor injuries during the incident.

Early the following morning, Tuesday, May 3, officers arrested a man, age 40 of George Town, in relation to the incident. He has since been formally charged with Attempted Rape and was scheduled to appear in court on May 5.