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The Beggar Suspected of Raping a Woman, 19, Caught Thanks to a Tip From the Public

The Beggar Suspected of Raping a Woman, 19, Caught Thanks to a Tip From the Public

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Leppävaara station in Espoo. Picture: Maria Morri/Flickr

The beggar [highlight color=#FFFF00 ]suspected of raping[/highlight] a woman, 19, in the woods near Leppävaara train station in Espoo has been caught on Thursday afternoon.

The man was apprehended thanks to a tip from the public. The suspect was caught at 16:20 in Leppävaara.

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The police were looking for a beggar with grey hair, who was spotted at the Leppävaara station on platform four carrying a note where he begged for money. The suspect, who spoke English, was also recorded by the surveillance cameras.

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Afterward, the man had met the young woman at the station and had taken her to the woods. The woman didn’t know the man from before. The rape happened about 09:00 on Wednesday morning.

The police are thankful for all the tips they received in relation to the crime.

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