Brazil: Tourist from Europe assaulted, raped while on cycling tour

Posted on August 25, 2017 • Filed under: Brazil, Terrorism, Tourist Attacked, Tourist Raped, Tourist Robbed – A 42-year-old Lithuanian tourist was assaulted and raped in the state of Ceará , Brazil , while participating in an expedition that toured South America on a bicycle for the Olympic year , local media reported.

The rape occurred on Saturday when the group she accompanied, made up of about a dozen Lithuanians and Poles, went on her way while she slowed down on a local road in the town of Itarema .

The cyclist was traveling through a stretch of Jericoacoara to Fortaleza that, according to media reports, is lonely and with little police security, when she was approached by a man who, besides sexually assaulting , robbed her phone, money and documents. Read Article

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