Alleged rape at backpackers
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.