German police have arrested an Iraqi immigrant after he assaulted a toddler aboard a train in Germany.
The train was travelling through the Upper Swabia region in the southwest of the country. According to local paper, the Stuttgarter Zeitung, the child was accompanied by her parents and 16-year-old sister.
The family had been looking for their seats on the provincial service running to the small town of Erbach when the migrant, 20, approached the older sibling and began hurling insults at her. He then grabbed the young child and kissed her on the mouth.
The parents confronted him before he slunk away. After the train arrived at nearby Biberach, the man, described by the local press as a “predator”, was taken off and arrested by the police. He is being investigated for sexual assault.
Earlier this month, this website reported disturbing data from Germany showing foreigners account for a disproportionate number of gang rape suspects – half of all accused gang rapists come from abroad.
That information came just one day after this website reported on sickening reports, again from Germany, of three asylum seekers from Syria and Iraq arrested on suspicion of carrying out the gang rape of a teenage girl.
The attack reportedly took place at an apartment in the north-western town of Leer, Lower Saxony. The trio, aged 18, 20 and 21 lured the girl back to a flat in a notorious migrant neighbourhood where all three attackers reside. The victim was beaten and raped several times, according to initial investigations.
“She is not doing well, both physically and mentally,” reported the newspaper Bild. “The public prosecutor speaks of a particularly serious case of rape, in a unit of offence with bodily harm, because the woman was also beaten and mistreated and raped several times. He assumes a sentence of at least two to 15 years.”