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Woman raped on train in USA; passengers do nothing

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According to the police, instead of calling for help, the passengers present preferred to record the scene. Photo: Reproduction / Pixabay

A woman was raped on a train and no passenger did anything to stop her. The case took place in Pennsylvania, United States, last Wednesday (13). Some passengers even recorded and took photos of the violence, but didn’t even call for help.

The entire harassment lasted about 40 minutes and none of those present called emergency services, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority Police Chief Thomas J. Nestel said at a press conference. Monday (18) to the North American Press. .

Police said the man and woman walked into the same post. He sat down next to her and the victim pushed him several times until he finally ripped off her clothes. Assistance to the victim was provided after a train employee called the emergency service.

The entire act was caught on security cameras, which have not been released. Police say the footage shows some passengers filming the scene. “I can tell that people were holding their phones towards the attacked woman,” Nestel said.

“Anyone who was on that train should look at themselves in the mirror and ask why they didn’t intervene or why they didn’t do something,” the Upper Darby Police Superintendent told CNN on Monday, Timothy Bernhardt.

The crime suspect was arrested and his bail was set at US $ 180,000 (the equivalent of R $ 992,000). The woman was taken to hospital.



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