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Man suspected of raping 12-year-old girl

TT/Rebecca Martin · 12 Aug 2011, 15:57

Published: 12 Aug 2011 15:57 GMT+02:00

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“A warrant for his arrest has been filed,” said press spokesperson Sofie Österhelm at the Stockholm police to daily Aftonbladet.

According to the police, a warrant was issued in his absence on Tuesday and on Thursday evening the man was picked up by police at his home in the central city district Östermalm.

The girl had been on her way to meet a friend of the same age on an early Friday evening in July and it was just outside her friend's house in central Stockholm that she was suddenly attacked.

"A call was made to the police at 8:24pm," Stefan Nordenmark of the Stockholm police told the newspaper Expressen at the time.

The girl had been badly shocked, reported the newspaper, but was able to tell police that an unknown man had attacked her and then molested her.

"A man, of no acquaintance to the girl, raped her in a stairwell," said Anders Molin, station officer of the Norrmalm police, to news agency TT in July.

Police report that the arrest was calm and that they are now looking into whether the man should be kept in custody.

The man was questioned over night between Thursday and Friday, but police are not willing to disclose any details regarding what he has said so far.

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The case is classified as aggravated child rape.

TT/Rebecca Martin (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

17:19 August 12, 2011 by StockholmSam
"Police report that ... they are now looking into whether the man should be kept in custody."

Wait...WHAT?? .
17:29 August 12, 2011 by Iraniboy
Since thelocal forum attracts a lot of non-Swedish racist posters, I need to mention police description of the man so we avoid their mindful comments here! He is between 22-40 with light hairs

17:54 August 12, 2011 by Rap43
StockholmSam posted:

""Police report that ... they are now looking into whether the man should be kept in custody."

Wait...WHAT?? . "

An arrest is not a conviction and the police need to convince a prosecutor they have enough evidence to hold him... Similar to arraignment in the USA or appearing before a Justice of the Peace in many British common law countries.
21:31 August 12, 2011 by J. L. Belmar
17:29 August 12, 2011 by Iraniboy

Just in case, just in case. But, do you trust what the police says?

Do not be surprise if they change the description of the man just to exonerate someone with blonde hair. I have seen worse things.
22:01 August 12, 2011 by Iraniboy

Yeah I trust Swedish police. In Sweden you can hide but you can never lie!

With its current status of being 'blonde man' nothing is changed in previous perception of a blonde man. In fact I have no perception of a blonde man in the first place. These prejuduces and general perceptions are main causes of racism and hatred which exist in today's society.
22:49 August 12, 2011 by axiom
blonde, black, or green this is a terrible act and no sentence should be too hard.

Sweden already has a fairly serious problem with rape, but when it comes to children it pains me even more.
05:43 August 13, 2011 by J. L. Belmar
22:49 August 12, 2011 by axiom

I fully agree with you, but what @Iraniboy was talking about is the fact that some people around here might start with their usual racist comments.
06:28 August 13, 2011 by porksteak
Matter of fact he shouldn't stay in custody. Drop him off a tall, rocky cliff.
10:41 August 13, 2011 by axiom
@ Belmar

Agreed . . .
11:26 August 13, 2011 by Migga
The man arrested is 41 year old Frank Rocco Jensen, previously known as Frank Götz. Frank Götz who killed his 21 year old girlfriend by stabbing her in the throat back in 1993. The neighbours heard the attack and called the police. The police arrived but didn`t make entry and later left. This while the girl was still alive and bleeding to death on the kitchen floor.

He was sentanced to life but the courts later changed it to 26 years. He was released after 18 years, 2/3rds of the lengths of years, because of good behaviour. All according to Swedish law.

After beeing released he has been arrested for drogcrimes and walking around with a knife. Perhaps something he used during the attack of the little girl. Frank Götz is a german name, so he`s no swede.
12:23 August 13, 2011 by jostein
#2 Iraniboy

And your post seperates you from us racists just in what way?
13:07 August 13, 2011 by gh2008
in a way that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. i guess!
14:23 August 13, 2011 by Uncle
Iraniboy is right.

A dark hair guy would never rape a 12 y/o. He would pay her parents money, buy her presents, arrange a huge wedding and treat her with gentleman's respect up until they are married.

After that, she would get whatever she deserves according to her behaviour.
18:02 August 14, 2011 by J. L. Belmar
11:26 August 13, 2011 by Migga

So "Frank Götz is a german name, so he`s no swede." Migga, Migga, Migga. Use your head before you open your mouth. If that is your comment, let me tell you that

neither Reinfeldt, nor Nyamko Sabuni, Lewenhaupt, De la Gardie,

Wachtmeister, Creutz, Cronstedt, Fleetwood, Hamilton, Staël von Holstein.

So Migga, this is the last "go and fly a Kite" a write in TL.

14:23 August 13, 2011 by Uncle

Yours is simply a beautiful example of fine irony.
21:04 August 14, 2011 by johan rebel
So this guy was released after serving two-thirds of his "life" sentence.

HA HA HA HA HA. Only in Sweden. HA HA HA HA HA.
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