We’re sorry ma’am, but we cannot spend money on finding the man who sexually assaulted your daughter!

Oh yes, when it comes to crime, money issues and low-quality investigation and prosecution are not exclusive to the third world.


A teenager from Milton Keynes was attacked last month at a park in Bournemouth (England) by a man who tried to abuse her sexually.  During this violent event, the teenager fought and struggled free avoiding the rape.


He got on top of me but I didn’t stop struggling and I managed to get up. I have no doubt that he would have sexually assaulted me. There was no other reason for him to do what he did[1]. 




According to the Daily Mail[2] the police said they were not in doubt she managed to escape a serious sex attack.  They gathered evidence including the girl’s skirt and t-shirt to perform DNA testing, trying to identify the suspect.




However, the mother of the assaulted girl received a phone call from police in Bournemouth.  The agents told her they could not justify the expense £500.00 on the DNA test.  Allegedly police department’s argument is the girl successfully avoided the rape, so the crime could be considered as a simple assault rather than a sex attack.


The attacked girl and her parents are worried and disappointed about this decision, since they think a potential rapist is on the loose and it isn’t possible to know who his next victim might be.


Sex offender t shirt 1



Although no other sources have confirmed it yet, the Telegraph has informed the investigation has been dropped.


October 20th, 2009






[1] http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/6387552/Police-drop-investigation-into-attack-on-schoolgirl–because-of-cost-of-DNA.html#

[2] http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1221773/We-afford-DNA-test-skirt-police-tell-victim-sex-attack.html?ITO=1490&referrer=yahoo



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