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Police want to speak to this handsome face about an alleged sexual assault

By johnboy 22 January 2014 67

ugly is as ugly does

ACT Policing has released the facefit image of a suspect from an alleged historical sexual assault in December 2012.

Between 1.30 and 2am on Friday 21 December, the victim was in the City interchange waiting for a taxi when she was approached and propositioned by the alleged offender. The victim refused, and entered a yellow ‘maxi-cab’ style taxi. The offender also entered the taxi. During the trip to the victim’s address in Bruce, the offender sexually assaulted the victim, which continued in the front yard of the victim’s address when the two got out of the taxi.

The matter was reported to police on 10 January 2014.

The offender is described as being of Caucasian descent, with a strong Irish accent. He is between 170-180cm (5’7”-5’11”) tall with a slim build.

He has receding, very short, mousy-brown coloured hair. At the time of the incident he is believed to have been residing in Kaleen.

Police are urging anyone who recognises the man pictured, or has information in relation to the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 00 or via www.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously. Police are also hoping to speak to the taxi driver who conveyed the alleged offender and victim to Bruce.

[Courtesy ACT Policing]


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Queen_of_the_Bun 3:32 pm 26 Jan 14

gooterz said :

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

gooterz said :

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Ben_Dover said :

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Amazing, one can only contemplate that the woman in this case is the victim, and the male the perpetrator, or one is being sexist.

Isn’t that… errrmmmm…. very sexist.

Not being sexist. Being judgmental and making inflammatory comments about an incident you know nothing about.

Unless your outrage at how this particular man feels at seeing a photofit image of his face on a website is somehow fuelled by inside knowledge.

Saying that this scum deserves to die and, oh my god the poor lass is also judgemental and inflammatory. Yet such comments would appear all over the internet. Don’t come back until you’ve attacked them all.

Or are we only allowed to judge when its against a man? In that case proceed with your sexism

Who is saying he deserves to die? You’ve clearly made up your mind that because it took a year for this case to come to light that the woman is lying and the unnamed man is completely innocent.

No-one is accusing you of being sexist for your defence of a man who may be entirely innocent. But your rush to accuse the woman of being a liar, seeking to cover up consensual sex now that (in your mind) she is pregnant, looks very suspicious. Either you are trolling or you know more about this case than you want to let on.

Its quite common for this to happen with army guys when they go overseas on tour. Wife cheats and gets pregnant, husband returns and she tells him that its his. Takes him a few months after the kid is born to realise and then questions her. Not wanting to lose the guy she tells him that she was raped.
Then husband forces the girl to report it to the cops so she does and makes up a story.
its a story that goes back at least 2000 years.

It makes a hella lot more sense than yellow taxi’s and cab drivers that did nothing and then waiting 13 months to do the photo fit.

Well that’s it then. Case settled. Great work Detective Gooterz.

Here’s an alternative scenario.

Woman is out at night. Gets pestered by a bloke in the taxi queue. Has no desire to have sex with him but allows him to share a cab because she is a nice person. Cabbie presumes they are together. He is touching her in places and ways she does not consent to, but she does not yell out or scream because these situations are quite frightening and unexpected. After all most men don’t do this kind of shit.

She thinks, if I can get home, I’ll be safe and no-one needs to know this happened. Because it is humiliating.

It takes her two weeks, two months, a year to report it. And why? Maybe because she has stayed home ever since because she thinks in some way it was her fault, or because she’s too scared to go out again. But it’s Christmas party time, and she goes out, and sees him, or someone just like him, and she has flashbacks and suddenly has the courage to do something.

But no, Detective Gooterz is right. Clearly the only case to be made here is that she is the cheating whore of a national hero.

screaming banshee 2:04 pm 26 Jan 14

gooterz said :

its a story that goes back at least 2000 years.

Except I don’t think Joseph went off to war

Comic_and_Gamer_Nerd 1:00 pm 26 Jan 14

gooterz said :

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

gooterz said :

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Ben_Dover said :

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Amazing, one can only contemplate that the woman in this case is the victim, and the male the perpetrator, or one is being sexist.

Isn’t that… errrmmmm…. very sexist.

Not being sexist. Being judgmental and making inflammatory comments about an incident you know nothing about.

Unless your outrage at how this particular man feels at seeing a photofit image of his face on a website is somehow fuelled by inside knowledge.

Saying that this scum deserves to die and, oh my god the poor lass is also judgemental and inflammatory. Yet such comments would appear all over the internet. Don’t come back until you’ve attacked them all.

Or are we only allowed to judge when its against a man? In that case proceed with your sexism

Who is saying he deserves to die? You’ve clearly made up your mind that because it took a year for this case to come to light that the woman is lying and the unnamed man is completely innocent.

No-one is accusing you of being sexist for your defence of a man who may be entirely innocent. But your rush to accuse the woman of being a liar, seeking to cover up consensual sex now that (in your mind) she is pregnant, looks very suspicious. Either you are trolling or you know more about this case than you want to let on.

Its quite common for this to happen with army guys when they go overseas on tour. Wife cheats and gets pregnant, husband returns and she tells him that its his. Takes him a few months after the kid is born to realise and then questions her. Not wanting to lose the guy she tells him that she was raped.
Then husband forces the girl to report it to the cops so she does and makes up a story.
its a story that goes back at least 2000 years.

It makes a hella lot more sense than yellow taxi’s and cab drivers that did nothing and then waiting 13 months to do the photo fit.

Source that this is common?

gooterz 11:33 am 26 Jan 14

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

gooterz said :

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Ben_Dover said :

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Amazing, one can only contemplate that the woman in this case is the victim, and the male the perpetrator, or one is being sexist.

Isn’t that… errrmmmm…. very sexist.

Not being sexist. Being judgmental and making inflammatory comments about an incident you know nothing about.

Unless your outrage at how this particular man feels at seeing a photofit image of his face on a website is somehow fuelled by inside knowledge.

Saying that this scum deserves to die and, oh my god the poor lass is also judgemental and inflammatory. Yet such comments would appear all over the internet. Don’t come back until you’ve attacked them all.

Or are we only allowed to judge when its against a man? In that case proceed with your sexism

Who is saying he deserves to die? You’ve clearly made up your mind that because it took a year for this case to come to light that the woman is lying and the unnamed man is completely innocent.

No-one is accusing you of being sexist for your defence of a man who may be entirely innocent. But your rush to accuse the woman of being a liar, seeking to cover up consensual sex now that (in your mind) she is pregnant, looks very suspicious. Either you are trolling or you know more about this case than you want to let on.

Its quite common for this to happen with army guys when they go overseas on tour. Wife cheats and gets pregnant, husband returns and she tells him that its his. Takes him a few months after the kid is born to realise and then questions her. Not wanting to lose the guy she tells him that she was raped.
Then husband forces the girl to report it to the cops so she does and makes up a story.
its a story that goes back at least 2000 years.

It makes a hella lot more sense than yellow taxi’s and cab drivers that did nothing and then waiting 13 months to do the photo fit.

CraigT 10:29 am 26 Jan 14

Totally said :

Yeah, sexist. These comments stink of sexism. The courts will decide if someone is guilty or otherwise, not the internet. .

Right. This would be the same courts that recently allowed the Telopea-Park-Stabber to get off scot free after a frenzied attack on somebody on account of her being female?

Totally 12:17 am 26 Jan 14

Yeah, sexist. These comments stink of sexism. The courts will decide if someone is guilty or otherwise, not the internet. Right now the police have just released a photofit. Get on with your lives.

Queen_of_the_Bun 9:35 pm 25 Jan 14

gooterz said :

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Ben_Dover said :

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Amazing, one can only contemplate that the woman in this case is the victim, and the male the perpetrator, or one is being sexist.

Isn’t that… errrmmmm…. very sexist.

Not being sexist. Being judgmental and making inflammatory comments about an incident you know nothing about.

Unless your outrage at how this particular man feels at seeing a photofit image of his face on a website is somehow fuelled by inside knowledge.

Saying that this scum deserves to die and, oh my god the poor lass is also judgemental and inflammatory. Yet such comments would appear all over the internet. Don’t come back until you’ve attacked them all.

Or are we only allowed to judge when its against a man? In that case proceed with your sexism

Who is saying he deserves to die? You’ve clearly made up your mind that because it took a year for this case to come to light that the woman is lying and the unnamed man is completely innocent.

No-one is accusing you of being sexist for your defence of a man who may be entirely innocent. But your rush to accuse the woman of being a liar, seeking to cover up consensual sex now that (in your mind) she is pregnant, looks very suspicious. Either you are trolling or you know more about this case than you want to let on.

Lookout Smithers 4:30 pm 25 Jan 14

Devil_n_Disquiz said :

This story is just a touch concerning. If she can’t remember the colour of the taxi, is it possible she can’t remember what the attacker looked like? Canberra has no yellow taxis let alone any yellow maxi taxis. Perhaps she was in a different city?

Ha! Brilliant observation. Its always just the question of whether the police media contact is the simple one, if they were coached an the info is strategically given, or if they are all unaware and or bereft of any smarts at all. In any case not helpful to the victims of such crimes.

gooterz 3:34 pm 25 Jan 14

caf said :

gooterz said :

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Ben_Dover said :

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Amazing, one can only contemplate that the woman in this case is the victim, and the male the perpetrator, or one is being sexist.

Isn’t that… errrmmmm…. very sexist.

Not being sexist. Being judgmental and making inflammatory comments about an incident you know nothing about.

Unless your outrage at how this particular man feels at seeing a photofit image of his face on a website is somehow fuelled by inside knowledge.

Saying that this scum deserves to die and, oh my god the poor lass is also judgemental and inflammatory. Yet such comments would appear all over the internet. Don’t come back until you’ve attacked them all.

Unless you can point to such a comment here, that is what we call a straw man.

Can I assume that next time there is a call from the police in locating the attacker of a male assault victim we will see a rash of comments pointing out that the whole thing was probably just made up?

I love that you made that point.

Males rarely report crimes against them because of their social upbringing to be a man and not have feelings. As such when they do report a crime its usually always criticised by he masses or ignored.

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http://the-riotact.com/suspicious-death-in-phillip/121952

http://the-riotact.com/oracle-apartments-deceased-named/21951

caf 12:57 pm 25 Jan 14

gooterz said :

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Ben_Dover said :

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Amazing, one can only contemplate that the woman in this case is the victim, and the male the perpetrator, or one is being sexist.

Isn’t that… errrmmmm…. very sexist.

Not being sexist. Being judgmental and making inflammatory comments about an incident you know nothing about.

Unless your outrage at how this particular man feels at seeing a photofit image of his face on a website is somehow fuelled by inside knowledge.

Saying that this scum deserves to die and, oh my god the poor lass is also judgemental and inflammatory. Yet such comments would appear all over the internet. Don’t come back until you’ve attacked them all.

Unless you can point to such a comment here, that is what we call a straw man.

Can I assume that next time there is a call from the police in locating the attacker of a male assault victim we will see a rash of comments pointing out that the whole thing was probably just made up?

gooterz 12:01 pm 25 Jan 14

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Ben_Dover said :

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Amazing, one can only contemplate that the woman in this case is the victim, and the male the perpetrator, or one is being sexist.

Isn’t that… errrmmmm…. very sexist.

Not being sexist. Being judgmental and making inflammatory comments about an incident you know nothing about.

Unless your outrage at how this particular man feels at seeing a photofit image of his face on a website is somehow fuelled by inside knowledge.

Saying that this scum deserves to die and, oh my god the poor lass is also judgemental and inflammatory. Yet such comments would appear all over the internet. Don’t come back until you’ve attacked them all.

Or are we only allowed to judge when its against a man? In that case proceed with your sexism

Ben_Dover 10:07 am 25 Jan 14

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Not being sexist. Being judgmental and making inflammatory comments about an incident you know nothing about.

We were called sexist for daring to think that there may be two sides to this story, thus;

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Unless your outrage at how this particular man feels at seeing a photofit image of his face on a website is somehow fuelled by inside knowledge.

How very judgmental of you.

Queen_of_the_Bun 9:47 am 25 Jan 14

Ben_Dover said :

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Amazing, one can only contemplate that the woman in this case is the victim, and the male the perpetrator, or one is being sexist.

Isn’t that… errrmmmm…. very sexist.

Not being sexist. Being judgmental and making inflammatory comments about an incident you know nothing about.

Unless your outrage at how this particular man feels at seeing a photofit image of his face on a website is somehow fuelled by inside knowledge.

Ben_Dover 8:07 am 25 Jan 14

Totally said :

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Amazing, one can only contemplate that the woman in this case is the victim, and the male the perpetrator, or one is being sexist.

Isn’t that… errrmmmm…. very sexist.

gooterz 1:56 am 25 Jan 14

Totally said :

Oh wow, am I reading the Daily Telegraph comments?!!! Police announce they are looking for a suspect relating to an incident from a couple of years ago and the first conclusion you come to is ‘she’s lying’. Boy am I glad some of you people aren’t detectives.

The police are trying to put together a case. Maybe more than one case.

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Totally said :

Oh wow, am I reading the Daily Telegraph comments?!!! Police announce they are looking for a suspect relating to an incident from a couple of years ago and the first conclusion you come to is ‘she’s lying’. Boy am I glad some of you people aren’t detectives.

The police are trying to put together a case. Maybe more than one case.

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

You hit the nail on the head, its inconceivable that a female would lie about such a thing.
It just never happens and would be a waste of police time to even consider it.

Totally 1:29 am 25 Jan 14

Oh wow, am I reading the Daily Telegraph comments?!!! Police announce they are looking for a suspect relating to an incident from a couple of years ago and the first conclusion you come to is ‘she’s lying’. Boy am I glad some of you people aren’t detectives.

The police are trying to put together a case. Maybe more than one case.

Some of you seem to live very sheltered, judgemental, sexist lives.

Queen_of_the_Bun 7:39 pm 24 Jan 14

neanderthalsis said :

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Can’t manage the quoting, so here is my comment:

It takes a great deal for anyone to report a sexual assault to the police. In a world where tennis crowds at the Australian Open chant the riff to Blurred Lines between sets (even if maybe they think they’re channelling Marvin Gaye), it takes massive courage for someone to say: “I didn’t want that to happen. But I was more concerned at the time not to get hurt/not to let anyone know because it is humiliating/just wanted it to be over and forget about it.”

The problem is, you don’t forget about it. You don’t get over the humiliation. You don’t start to trust other people. You regret not fighting it and ending up with a brutal bashing or being dead, because then people would take what happened to you seriously.

And most of all you regret ever going on social media and seeing what cruel dickheads some people can be.

The one glaring fault in your comment is the “I didn’t want this to happen” line. There is a world of difference between consent followed by regret (I didn’t want this to happen) and initial non-consent (I don’t want this to happen). I don’t know the specifics of this case, so I won’t speculate.

No, my comment was: “I didn’t want THAT to happen.” At least read and quote properly before commenting.

neanderthalsis 9:09 am 24 Jan 14

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Can’t manage the quoting, so here is my comment:

It takes a great deal for anyone to report a sexual assault to the police. In a world where tennis crowds at the Australian Open chant the riff to Blurred Lines between sets (even if maybe they think they’re channelling Marvin Gaye), it takes massive courage for someone to say: “I didn’t want that to happen. But I was more concerned at the time not to get hurt/not to let anyone know because it is humiliating/just wanted it to be over and forget about it.”

The problem is, you don’t forget about it. You don’t get over the humiliation. You don’t start to trust other people. You regret not fighting it and ending up with a brutal bashing or being dead, because then people would take what happened to you seriously.

And most of all you regret ever going on social media and seeing what cruel dickheads some people can be.

The one glaring fault in your comment is the “I didn’t want this to happen” line. There is a world of difference between consent followed by regret (I didn’t want this to happen) and initial non-consent (I don’t want this to happen). I don’t know the specifics of this case, so I won’t speculate.

IrishPete 8:32 am 24 Jan 14

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

Can’t manage the quoting, so here is my comment:

Sorry, my fault – I stuffed it up and subsequent ones were stuffed too. Lack of attention to detail (the quoting and the date of the offence) is generally a sign something ain’t right, and I did in fact go to bed early feeling unwell.

Apologies to all for the unnecessary distractions.

IP

IrishPete 8:29 am 24 Jan 14

Queen_of_the_Bun said :

It’s been 13 months, which makes the pregnancy call even more ridiculous. If the woman was going to make a fake claim based on pregnancy, surely she would have done it before the baby was born.

Sorry, silly me, I should have read more closely.

However, if it is 13 months and there is a pregnancy (now a baby), prosecution won’t be hard as there’ll be several kilogrammes of DNA. The only argument will be over consent.

I have absolutely no issue with someone reporting a rape from a year ago, what with much child abuse being reported years or decades later.

And the passage of time potentially explains the vague details about the taxi, poor description of the suspect and so on .

IP

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