In Germany Refugee rapes 79-yr-old grandma in cemetery

Eritrean refugee has been arrested following allegations of raping a 79-year-old grandmother.

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An Eritrean refugee has been arrested following allegations of raping a 79-year-old grandmother in a cemetery in Germany.

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The septuagenarian was reportedly attacked while visiting the grave of her sister located in Ibbenbueren, North Rhine-Westphalia, on Sunday, July 24, 2016.

The 40-year-old suspect, who according to reports, has lived in Germany since 2013, has now been charged with rape following his arrest.

The reports reveal that a witness had called the police after the elderly woman was heard crying for help at about 6 am that fateful morning.

The victim whose identity has been withheld was reportedly given medical treatment and discharged from the hospital yesterday, July 26.

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The suspect who has reportedly been living in a hostel for asylum seekers prior to his arrest, is said to be facing up to 15 years in prison if found guilty.

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