Student fights off would-be rapist in school yard

A female fifth-form student of a West Demerara secondary school managed to fight off a would-be rapist, even as he brandished a knife at her.

The incident occurred just before 8 am yesterday in the school’s compound. The student was heading up the school’s back step, when her attacker, who had been hiding, pounced on her.

A parent told Stabroek News that the attacker, using the knife as a threat, dragged the girl to some vegetation at …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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