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Örebro hit by new sex attack wave

The Local/rm · 10 Nov 2011, 14:19

Published: 10 Nov 2011 14:19 GMT+01:00

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On three occasions over the course of a month, young girls have been targeted by men, working alone or in a group of up to three. Attempts have been made to lure the girls into a car and in two of the incidents the girls have been chased.

”We are dealing with three such cases at the moment,” Jorma Harjamäki of the county police told the local Nerikes Allehanda (NA) daily.

The first report came in at the end of September and the latest approximately a month after.

All of reports describe one to three perpetrators, all adult men and operating from a car.

Harjamäki couldn't say for sure if the three incidents are related.

”But we have confirmed the same car involved on at least two occasions,” he said to the paper.

The girls targeted have all been between the age of 10 and 13.

”The girls subjected to the attacks have only been able to give a vague description of their attackers, which is natural, as they have been in a state of shock,” Harjamäki said to NA.

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However, according to the police, they have received useful tip-offs from the general public regarding the car involved, which they are confident it will lead to something concrete.

In the mean time local police are advising parents to exert caution when it comes to letting young girls out alone in the evening.

They are also urging the general public in the area to stay vigilant if seeing a car stop anywhere near young girls.

The Local/rm (news@thelocal.se)

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15:06 November 10, 2011 by yourkidding
Everyone wonders why? Perhaps when the media quits glorifying people like porn stars, the American Paris Hilton, Britney Spears or worse yet the Swedish Lilla Lovisa and begins to focus on women with substance...authors, artists, humanitarians guys will start to see something other than who res.
15:29 November 10, 2011 by old jack
One of the rape victims, who was pulled into an automoblie, said her attackers spoke broken Swedish. I have no problem whatsoever with Sweden permantly deporting murderers, rapists, and other violent individuals whose country of origin is not Sweden, and I could care less what happens to them when they get sent back to wherever. I care about what happens to women here if these monsters stay.

In both Norway and Sweden, the rape (and gang rape?) numbers are soaring with women being targeted by males with foreign origin. And to my understanding, a lot of these monsters are never caught and/or they only get slaps on the hand. I suggest women (and young girls apparently) arm themselves and go for the throat of any monster who touches you! To my understanding, this problem is being more openly discussed in Norway. Why isn't this happening in Sweden as well?!

Politicians care more about being PC than they do about speaking out against violence against women. Apparently women are supposed to accept being prey, stalked and attacked. If wolves were maiming women, there would be all kind of an upproar to control the wolf population. But if a human population maims women, we're just supposed to look the other way. BS.
15:50 November 10, 2011 by muscle
@old jack:

where in the news did you read "One of the rape victims, who was pulled into an automoblie, said her attackers spoke broken Swedish."

15:56 November 10, 2011 by vijinho
@old jack: "...numbers are soaring with women being targeted by males with foreign origin..." what is your source of information for this statement and the supporting evidence? is it based on statistical data or reporting in the media? is it based on anecdotal evidence?
16:46 November 10, 2011 by old jack
Re # 3 - Sorry, I remembered wrong that the incident I read about happened in Örebro. The incident I read about happened in Halland. (See Hallands Nyheter, "18-åring våldtagen av två män i svart skåpbil" - 18-year-old Raped by Two Men in a Black Van). From article, "Kvinnan uppger att männen hade rakade huvuden och talade med bruten svenska. I skåpbilen fanns det verktyg." -- The woman said the men had shaved heads and spoke broken Swedish. / To my understanding, the men have not been caught and police are asking for anyone who knows or who has seen anything to contact them.

Re # 4 - Recently for example, The Local, Norway edition: "No slowdown in Oslo rape surge". Search "rape" on the Local, Norway edition, and you'll find other stories as well.

I believe the Oslo police chief has been in the media recently talking about these issues, so whatever data used/released by the authorities regarding *reported* rapes. I look at a variety of new sources, and I'm afraid I don't have a running lists of the Norwegian info. But I believe it's been pretty prominent in the Norwegian media, so if you search, you shouldn't have any problems finding a variety of sources - and Swedish sites responding by calling for more openness in the Swedish media.
18:02 November 10, 2011 by Jorrs
Well said "old jack"
18:08 November 10, 2011 by Grokh
if its so rampart as it sounds then why not put them in jail? or will swedish police slap them in the wrist and drive them to the exit of town?

Also when it comes down to rapists it doesnt matter if they are swedish or immigrants they should get their dicks cut off.
19:13 November 10, 2011 by Migga
@ Grokh

It is a matter since immigrants can be deported, Swedes can`t.

If you look at the statistic about gang rapes, with two or more perpetrators, immigrants are in the majority. About 60%. A gross overrepresentation considering how many procent are immigrants in Sweden today.

This report is 10 years old, one can only imagine how it is today;

20:37 November 10, 2011 by james joyce
@old jack: #2

the problem is that racists like you are blind and do not see humans by their acts! there are bad and good persons and do not judge by their religion or skin colour!

the man who raped his own daughters in Austria was white and christian , and the terrorist in Norway was also white and christian!

so , just open your eyes and don't be a fool!
22:36 November 10, 2011 by old jack
Re # 9. Perhaps when I said women, you didn't understand that I mean all women, no matter their country of origin, hue, religious (non)beliefs, etc.

I want all women (and men and children and animals) in Sweden (and all the world) to know a world without rape. I'm not sure how I can be more inclusive.
23:24 November 10, 2011 by salalah
Old Jack

Niklas Eliasson

Anders Eklund

Niklas Lindgren

Just your regular next door guys...
23:55 November 10, 2011 by Migga
@ salalah

You missed a few;

Enver Durakovic

Amr Mahmoud El Hossaniy Taha

Shino Mohamed Hashi

Henok Werie Fre

Salar Mahmoud Hassan
03:16 November 11, 2011 by yourkidding
@ Njal

Rape is never right. But maybe the Swedish girls should have a little dignity, pull up their tank tops and pull down the hems of their micro minis too, and start acting a bit more like ladies and less like .......
03:44 November 11, 2011 by Kahmoudi
@your kidding. You're an idiot and I hope you haven't bred and passed along your idiot genes. Rape is a brutal act of violence and cowardice meant to humiliate,dominate and dehumanize the victim. What a victim wears or doesn't wear is not the issue unless you think infants, small children and the elderly are also wearing clothing that ensures their rape?

It doesn't matter who perpetrates these rapes they should all be treated to the strictest jail terms. It seems Sweden protects the rights of criminals more than victims and is some cases more worried about being PC.
08:04 November 11, 2011 by karex
Well said Kahmoudi! Ask any profiler or police expert. Rape is not about sex, rape is about domination and sometimes "revenge". In these cases, the perpetrators often have a history of having been abused themselves. Though their aggressive behaviour can happen, many, many years after whatever the abuse they themselves suffered took place. They were perhaps not strong enough to stop it when it happened to them. You will notice that the victims targeted are what these perpetrators usually consider as "weak and vulnerable": the very young, the very old, even mentally or physically challenged. So #14, it matters not what clothing the victims wear. It's irrelevant.

@#9, "broken Swedish" can be spoken by anyone with any hair or eye color. including yes, the blond, blue-eyed variety. I saw no-where in #2's comments where race was ear-marked as an issue so I don't see under what basis you are calling him/her a racist. The definition of foreign is someone who originates in another country, regardless of which one.
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