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Asylum seeker sexually abuses woman worker

Two other asylum seekers intervened to help

(ANSA) - Bergamo, September 20 - A woman worker at a migrant reception centre in the northern province of Bergamo on Tuesday was allegedly sexually abused by a 27-year-old asylum-seeker from Sierra Leone, Bergamo chief prosecutor Walter Mapelli said Wednesday. The asylum seeker allegedly locked the woman, aged 26, in a bathroom and abused her. The woman called for help and two asylum seekers at the complex intervened, breaking down a door. The attacker jumped from the first floor of the complex but was subsequently tracked down by Carabinieri police and arrested.
    The woman was admitted to hospital.


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