A woman raped in a train in the United States, the passengers attend the scene without intervening
Sylvie Claire / October 21, 2021
It is about 10 pm when a man sits down next to a passenger in a train in Philadelphia in the United States. He first tries to touch her several times but she backs away and pushes the individual away. The rest is chilling He began to rip her clothes, said Andrew Busch, spokesman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA).
The scene occurred in front of the other passengers. For about 8 minutes, the victim suffered the inappropriate behavior of her attacker. But none of the passengers intervened i am appalled at those who did nothing to help this woman, said Timothy Bernhardt of the Upper Darby Township Police Department. Anyone who was on that train needs to look in the mirror and ask why they didn't intervene or do something.
According to Timothy Bernhardt, investigators are still working to determine the exact number of passengers in the car at the time of the rape. Even if there were not dozens of people on the train, there were enough of them that together, they got together to do something, he said. According to the information of the investigators, some passengers would have however filmed the scene.
It is finally a transport agent who will intervene to put an end to the ordeal of the woman. The perpetrator, a 35-year-old man, was charged with rape, sexual assault and aggravated indecent assault without consent. Authorities said he was a homeless man who was unarmed at the.