Al­leged rape at back­pack­ers

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

A 24-YEAR-OLD tourist was al­legedly sex­u­ally as­saulted at Cape Tribu­la­tion last week­end.

The woman was vis­it­ing the area and at­tended PK’s Jun­gle Vil­lage on Fe­bru­ary 25 be­fore a man al­legedly as­saulted her dur­ing the early hours of Fe­bru­ary 26.

The as­sault oc­curred some­time be­tween 10.30pm on Fri­day night and 2am on Satur­day morn­ing.

She re­ported the mat­ter to Moss­man po­lice the fol­low­ing day and de­tec­tives are cur­rently in­ves­ti­gat­ing the as­sault.

Se­nior Con­sta­ble Rus­sell Parker from the Cairns District Crime Preven­tion Unit is urg­ing peo­ple to keep an eye out for their friends when drink­ing.

“Po­lice are warn­ing peo­ple to look out for their friends and keep an eye on what they are drink­ing when con­sum­ing liquor,” he said.

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