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U.S. base employee accused of trying to rape girl in Okinawa



OKINAWA (TR) – Okinawa Prefectural Police have arrested a male employee at a U.S. Marine base over the alleged tried rape of a girl earlier this 12 months, stories the Okinawa Times (July 30).

At round 5:50 a.m. on April 17, the suspect, 25, allegedly tried to sexually assault the lady, aged in her 30s, after shoving her to the bottom on a highway in a residential space.

During the assault, the lady resisted the advances of the suspect and screamed, inflicting him to flee the scene.

Stars and Stripes recognized the suspect as Rushane Joel McKoy, a resident of the city of Chatan. He is stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. Upon his arrest on July 30, he admitted to the allegations, police mentioned.

McKoy surfaced as an individual of curiosity within the case after police examined safety digital camera footage shot within the space. In the footage, he’s seen loitering within the space across the time of the crime.

The arrest is the second within the case for McKoy. On July 15, police accused him of interfering with the duties of a public servant for allegedly shoving an officer throughout a search of his residence carried out as part of the investigation into the alleged sexual assault, Stars and Stripes mentioned.