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VIPD Investigating Case of “Unlawful Sexual Contact”

September 10, 2019

ST. THOMAS – On Sunday, September 8, 2019, at approximately 6:37 p.m., Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers, Crime Scene Technicians, detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau, a member of the Victim’s Advocate agency and personnel from the Family Resource Center assembled at the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center to investigate a 911 emergency call of unlawful sexual contact.

Upon arrival, officers encountered a victim who told officers that after leaving the “Tap and Still” Bar & Restaurant in the Port of Sale Mall area on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at approximately 11:00 p.m., she was traveling westbound. She revealed that while traveling, she recalls hitting a curb at the Mandela Circle intersection.

In her recollection of events, she told officers that she remembered being inside a residence, a suspect exposed his private parts and demanded that the victim touched him. She was then forced to massage his private parts until climax was achieved. She recalled being driven to her residence by an unknown male and the suspect was also in the vehicle.

This incident is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau.

Anyone having any information about this or any other crime please contact the Virgin Islands Police Department at (340)774-2211 ext. 5617, Major Crime Unit at (340)714-9830 or the Criminal Investigation Bureau (340)714-9807. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or 911.

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