A woman, whose identity is unknown, was found alive, but with wounds on her body, last night in the municipality of Solidaridad, Playa del Carmen, who reported that she was sexually abused and then abandoned in the downtown area of the tourist destination. She was taken to the hospital.
According to the first reports, the report of the incident occurred after 8:00 hours, when the 9-1-1 emergency number alerted the authorities that a woman was asking for help on Playa del Carmen Boulevard, on the corner of Boulevard Playa del Carmen and Primera, because she had been raped and was in the middle of a public street, in addition to being injured.
After the complaint, elements of the Quintana Roo Police, as well as an ambulance of the Red Cross went to the site; upon arrival, they confirmed the call, for which reason they had to transfer the victim to the general hospital of that city for medical attention because although she could move, she was not fit to make any detailed statement to the authorities.
In this situation the area of attention and prevention of family and gender violence, of the Municipal Secretariat of Public Security and Transit of Solidaridad was the one who took the case, the only thing that is known so far is that the woman is still alive but is still hospitalized, it is expected that in the coming hours or days she will be discharged.
In this sense, the Executive Secretariat of the National System of Public Security has counted from January to May of this year, in Quintana Roo 1,13 investigation files for crimes against sexual freedom and security, of which 369 are for sexual abuse, 118 for sexual harassment, 24 for sexual harassment, 331 for simple rape and 171 for other crimes against sexual freedom and security.
These data also reveal that Cancun, unfortunately, is in the first place and in second place is Playa del Carmen, followed by Othón P. Blanco. May has been the month with the most cases against sexual freedom and security in Quintana Roo, while February is the month that, so far, has registered the least number of investigation files.
Foreign woman raped in Playa del Carmen
A woman from New Zealand reported that she was raped by three men in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. According to local media, the 38-year-old foreign woman was hospitalized after being raped by three men in the municipality of Solidaridad (where Playa del Carmen is located).
According to the local media, the events occurred early Thursday morning, after emergency services received a request for an ambulance for a foreign woman who reported that she was sexually abused by three men. According to the media, the woman who lives in Playa del Carmen went to the bar 'La Chancla', located between 10th and 15th avenues, on Wednesday night to have dinner and listen to live music.
During the night, a group of men approached her to toast with her at the establishment. Afterward, the foreign woman paid her bill and left the place, but the subjects insisted on giving her a 'ride' home, however, once inside the car they tied her hands and feet, with a tape they covered her mouth and eyes; later they took her to a dirt road on the federal highway and raped her.
The subjects abandoned her and fled. The woman walked alone and half-naked along federal highway 307 until she reached the Palladium Hotel where she called for help at the security booth. The security elements called for an ambulance, where she was transferred to the General Hospital in Playa del Carmen, where she was interviewed by the authorities.
The bar 'La Chancla' informed on October 22nd on its social networks that they are open to cooperate and support the investigation. "We regret the events that took place outside our facilities, and we inform you that we will be doing everything possible to help find the rapists and refer them to the authorities," they added.