Tourist detained over alleged rape attempt

26th July 2005, Comments 0 comments

26 July 2005, ZAGREB, CROATIA - Police on Croatia's Adriatic coast arrested a German tourist suspected of sexually assaulting a local woman, a news agency reported Monday.

26 July 2005

ZAGREB, CROATIA - Police on Croatia's Adriatic coast arrested a German tourist suspected of sexually assaulting a local woman, a news agency reported Monday.

The 31-year-old man broke into a house in Zaglav near the coastal city of Zadar on Sunday, threatened a 25-year-old woman with a knife and tried to rape her, the HINA agency said.

The woman managed to escape, the report said. Authorities did not identify the suspect.

The police said they pressed charges against the German tourist and handed him over to the judicial authorities in Zadar.

DPA

Subject: German news

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