British tourist, 24, 'is attacked and raped near bar in Greece'

British tourist, 24, ‘is attacked and raped near bar in Greece’

  • Briton, 24, claims she was attacked near a bar in Palairos, Greece, on Friday 
  • She told police man used violence to force her to have sex with him near a bar 
  • Cops arrested a 26-year-old male suspect the following day after a manhunt 
  • Officers have opened a rape investigation and are gathering evidence 

A British tourist claims to have been raped in a violent attack in western Greece.

The female victim, 24, told cops that a man used physical violence to force her to have sex with him in the city of Palairos on Friday.

The woman reported the attack to police shortly afterwards, and officers said they had arrested a 26-year-old male suspect on Saturday afternoon following a manhunt.

A 24-year-old British tourist claims a man used physical violence to force her to have sex with him near a bar in Palairos, western Greece, on Friday last week

Cops have opened a rape investigation and are now collecting evidence with the aim of prosecuting the man.

It is thought the woman will undergo a physical examination as part of the probe.

The arrested man will be taken to the District Attorney of Lefkada, according to reports in local media.

More to follow… 

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