Berka (Thuringia): Girl (13) abused in train for 40 minutes

Berka (Thuringia) – She just wanted to see a friend – and apparently had a nightmare. A 13-year-old is said to have been sexually abused by a stranger the entire journey on the Ilm Valley Railway in Weimar.

The police are now looking for witnesses who have made observations or who could have seen the perpetrator.

According to the police, the girl wanted to take the train from Berka in the direction of Kranichfeld to a friend’s house on Monday around 4 p.m. Already on the platform she noticed a group of conspicuously aggressive young men.

“When the young girl was sitting on the train, an unknown man from the group also stepped in. During the train journey, the girl was the victim of a serious crime, ”the police said.

The incident is said to have lasted the entire journey from Berka train station to Kranichfeld and back over a period of more than 40 minutes.

The officers did not provide a description of the perpetrator. Notes are available under the telephone number 03643- 8820 or via e-mail to [email protected]

Anonymous and free advice offers

Do you suspect that a child is being abused or abused in your environment? Have you seen something that worries you? Then you can answer (anonymously) Contact the “Sexual Abuse Help Line”: 0800 22 55 530.

Children and adolescents who have experienced abuse receive support from Monday to Saturday from 2 pm to 8 pm on the “number against Kummer” 116 111. On the There is also the possibility to chat with the advisors on the website.

Anyone who has the feeling that they have pedophile tendencies can find a contact person in the project “Not becoming a perpetrator” at the Berlin Charité. On the Website and on 030 450 529 450 there is free information. Medical confidentiality applies.


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