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Danish man charged with attempted rape in Canada

Foreign ministry confirms that a Danish citizen has been detained

Oshawa in Ontario is usually a peaceful place (photo: P199)
July 8th, 2016 8:33 am| by Ray W
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A 29-year-old Danish man has been charged with trying to rape a 21-year-old woman on a university campus in the city of Oshawa in the Canadian province of Ontario.

The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that a Danish citizen has been detained and charged with attempted rape in Canada, but would not comment further.

According to Canadian media, the incident took place early on  Saturday at a university campus in Oshawa in the Canadian province of Ontario.

Lured to campus
Police said the victim had been invited to a room on a college campus by the suspect. When the woman arrived, the man allegedly tried to rape her. The woman managed to escape and contacted the police.

Police have charged a 29-year-old Danish man with attempted rape in connection with the incident. He was not a student, but lived on campus.

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The Danish authorities are assisting their Canadian counterparts in the investigation.