Suspect arrested in Kampen teen's rape

Arrest (Photo: Politie). (Arrest (Photo: Politie))

A 33-year-old man from Dronten was arrested on Sunday night in connection with the sexual assault of a teen girl from Kampen, the police announced on Monday. He is suspected of pulling the 17-year-old girl off her bicycle and raping her.

The attack happened during the early hours of Sunday morning along Flevoweg in Kampen.

The police immediately launched a large-scale investigation, which led to the arrest of the suspect. The investigation is still ongoing, and in its interest the police will not give any further information at this time.

Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reports that the perpetrator is a resident of an asylum center in Dronten. Neither the police nor the Public Prosecutor confirmed this