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Teen girl raped in central Stockholm park

TT/The Local/dl · 15 Nov 2011, 07:35

Published: 15 Nov 2011 07:35 GMT+01:00

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The attack took place shortly after 8pm behind the National Library (Kungliga biblioteket) in Humlegården park in central Stockholm.

The girl was found injured by a passerby who then notified police.

“She was in shock but we've got a description of the two men,” duty officer Ulf Bajas of the Norrmalm district police told the TT news agency.

Despite obtaining a description from the victim, police have nevertheless turned to the public in the hunt for more leads.

“If you've seen or heard anything, get in touch as soon as possible,” police spokesperson Jan-Olov Lundgren told the Expressen newspaper.

Police suspect two men were involved in the attack, which took place between 8pm and 8.30pm on Monday evening.

“We don't know exactly how the rape took place. It appears she was attacked and thrown to the ground. Physical violence was used, but we don't know if they had some sort of object or weapon,” police spokesperson Anna Johansson told the newspaper.

Following the attack, the girl was taken to hospital for treatment and to have her injuries documented.

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A forensic investigation of the crime scene is underway and is expected to continue throughout the day on Tuesday.

TT/The Local/dl (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

08:37 November 15, 2011 by Kublai
......and the description of the perpetrators is......??????

When shall Swedish media stop protecting rapists and murderers?

When will ordinary people get enough if this and take the law into their own hands?

Our government is not protecting us, it is protecting the criminals. I look forward to the day when a father/brother to a victim hunts down and impose his own justice to those scumbags.
08:42 November 15, 2011 by blursd
I think the description is ... "two guys." If you see two guys anywhere please call the police ...
09:21 November 15, 2011 by fedotovskiy
"When shall Swedish media stop protecting rapists and murderers?"

Unfortunately for Sweds - never.

It is their work. Mass media got money for this.

PS. I think the name "swedish media" is wrong, because media that protect enemies of swedish people cannot be "swedish".
09:44 November 15, 2011 by rob582
We want descriptions and artist renditions!
10:08 November 15, 2011 by pintoflex
the message sent all across the board is "women, don't get raped" instead of "if you'll rape you'll be put away for long long time".

If the men will be caught on Wednesday they will be out free few months after.
10:28 November 15, 2011 by Grokh
swedish media should show their photos so everyone can hunt them down and cut their weenies off. Since they are a bad excuse of a men that have to rape someone then they have no need for their genitals.
11:53 November 15, 2011 by Summer Dreams
you are a degenerate!
12:12 November 15, 2011 by gabeltoon
# seborga82 Just listen to yourself. The scientific article may be right but you can't go around saying it is islam or blacks.You don't know the facts because the article does not give much details.
12:45 November 15, 2011 by Kublai
How many gang rapes in Sweden or Norway are committed by native scandinavians and how many are committed by arab/african gangs?
12:51 November 15, 2011 by rouzi

Read your comment again and 6 by Grokh then you can understand why the media do not give description. :) Here is Sweden, a part of the civilized world.
13:05 November 15, 2011 by StockholmSam

Can you please provide a source for your viewpoint? A study of some sort that provides data?

Thanks for playing.
13:21 November 15, 2011 by sliver

Nice observation. I totally agree with your stupidity. I suppose the "non-Islamic group" as well as the other races (other than blacks) are trying to measure up to that level of violence when someone decides to open fire with an assault rifle on women and children like the case of Norway? Or the well known acts of Genocide in Europe. I recommend you google this book "The Age of Social Catastrophe"...just in-case you are too stupid to understand anything.
13:28 November 15, 2011 by Summer Dreams
seb what ever is definitely a degenerate primate as you can observe from his posting.
13:29 November 15, 2011 by Opinionfool
Yes a description is needed. But the original Expressen report (quoted by The Local) says the girl gave "a poor description". So the two men may be all the police have to go on ... until as they say the CCTV footage from local hotels and other businesses are examined. Though if she gave height and ethnic origin that would help to narrow the suspects down.
14:01 November 15, 2011 by Twiceshy
They make Orwell state, cameras everywhere, they can make DNA analyze, but they don't care. If they don't care, it means rape was done by Swedes and not by immigrants. Possibly someone who went out from prison.
14:28 November 15, 2011 by johnny1939
As a child and teen I lived very near Humlegården and it was my playground. We all knew to stay away from the Kungliga Bibloteket when it was getting dark because it was a well known trouble spot for all kinds of activities. This goes a long way back and I am sorry to hears that nothing has changed. The police used to circle around inside the park when it was dark.
15:45 November 15, 2011 by djmarko
seems some in here are quick to assume that the perpetrators might be from an islamic or black background, some even go as far as proving this with some crap scientific notion, meanwhile a mass murderer in Norway killed over 80 people, the typical commentators will never be seen responding to these threads, another rape case, they show their ugly faces as soon as this article was posted, I do think the police need to reveal what types of people they are, there is no need to be politically correct in such crimes, we need to now who they are so they could be caught and locked up for life!!! remember, no race has the monopoly over crime!!! recent events should have proved this!!
15:54 November 15, 2011 by Svensksmith
It's time to let women carry pepper spray so that they may protect themselves.
16:54 November 15, 2011 by mahah327

My suggestion might be the only solution !

Girls should not get out alone in dark ! In worse case they should be with some one while coming out OR if possible try to finish/ start work in morning.

17:48 November 15, 2011 by byke
Sick stuff.

What was she doing? Running an eran ?
18:07 November 15, 2011 by Migga
When trying to solve a case you look at history and statistics. During the 90s, immigrants were the perpetrators in 60% of the gang rape cases. One could only imagine how it is today. These facts needs to be made public so women can protect themselves. As it is now we are being lulled into a false sense of safety with all this political correctness going around.
19:19 November 15, 2011 by seborga82

You should get a basic statistics course at University. You can't just take one guy and conclude your result. In the case of rape and gang rapes, we have to observe the median and mode. Unfortunately, these are more than often conducted by people with African and Islamic backgrounds. For more information, you can refer to the following article.

"Martens, P. (1997) 'Immigrants, Crime and criminal justice in Sweden', Crime and Justice-A Review of research, vol. 30 (2). "

Get a proper higher education before calling people degenerating.

23:32 November 15, 2011 by Opinionfool

"Girls should not get out alone in dark !"

But that then makes them the prisoner not those who commit the rape. Why should girls (or anyone) be forced to stay in doors after dark simply from the possibility of they being raped (or mugged or robbed or killed)? But I suppose such an idea has benefits, anyone who is out at night must be on their way to commit a crime, be in the process of doing so, or on their way back from having done it so the police can simply pick them up and send them to jail without passing go and getting their 200SEK.

Perhaps certain areas should best be avoided at night even by those who rival our viking forebears for body mass, strength, cunning and fighting skill. But a blanket ban merely provides the criminal with sure targets when someone has to go out. Instead streets should only be no-go areas for criminals.
06:23 November 16, 2011 by thel0calsucks
Why weren't the police patrolling the area? It is their fault.

Once, I closed my neighbors door because it was blocking the hallway in our building, so they called the cops on me and 6 police officers showed up and harassed me for 30 minutes. So, basically in Sweden if you close a door 6 cops show up and waste their time and money, and yours, but if there is a girl getting raped in the park, there is no one around. Why is the world so stupid?
13:26 November 16, 2011 by godnatt
And the description is?

Better to protect the Swedish population from the truth about their misogynistic, violent immigrants than to protect innocent 16 year old girls?
17:45 November 16, 2011 by thel0calsucks
godnatt, you wrote "the truth about their misogynistic, violent immigrants" but you speak English and you are here at thelocal.se so isn't it fair to assume you too are also an "immigrant" to Sweden?
21:09 November 16, 2011 by godnatt

Yes, one who doesn't find giving the description of criminals "racist".

And isn't from one of the Middle Eastern or North African countries responsible for 80%+ rape statistics in Scandinavia.
00:53 November 17, 2011 by hughknows
@Stockholm Sam - Sweden doesn't seem to provide such details but Norwegian police and media have been open about the rape epidemic in Oslo and the demographic statistics there. Just look up the articles in the Norwegian Aftenposten recently. Here is a quote from a recent one:

"Aftenposten has also written that in 45 of the 48 reviews of assault rape (in Oslo this year), the perpetrators are described as dark-skinned. Only three are described as "white", one is for certain ethnic Norwegian. Police do not know how many different perpetrators are involved, but Hanne Kristin Rohde said earlier this summer that several of the cases are concerning gang rape."
01:19 November 17, 2011 by Chickybee
It 's pathetic when descrptions of perpetrators cannot be or are simply not given - this just reinforces automatic sterotypes which just compounds things even more!

A criminal is a criminal - what's so wrong with giving a description?

What is there to hide?

If it were a blond Swede - he would be all over the newspaper!

Get a life and get real!
13:05 November 17, 2011 by lilsocks
09:44 November 15, 2011 by rob582

We want descriptions and artist renditions

Erm I think you mean artist's impressions......unless you want artists singing about these 'men'.....

Simply put the ONLY reason not to give out descriptions (however poor) would be due to colour/race....
14:54 November 17, 2011 by Opinionfool

Well that wasn't rocket science was it. Your prejudices are showing. Even if hughknows figure are correct above that *does not* mean they are true in the case of this particular girl being raped. What will be your response should it turn out that her rapits are ethnic Swedes of long ancestory?
22:06 November 17, 2011 by Erna
I really cant understand how we can feel safe if criminals are not getting punishment. This is INSANE!!!!!!!!!!!!
13:35 November 18, 2011 by thel0calsucks
Does anyone realize how stupid it is that you DO NOT KNOW THE RACE of the attackers but you assume they are dark skinned people?

You all sound like a bunch of village idiots during the Salem Witch Trials era.
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