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Man arrested moments after raping Playa del Carmen woman

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A woman who was walking home from work Friday was attacked by a man in the area of Los Olivos.

The woman says she was attacked by a single subject Friday night as she was returning home from work around 11:00 p.m. She says the attacker took her to an isolated place where he subdued and sexually assaulted her.

Man arrested moments after raping Playa del Carmen woman
Man arrested after allegedly raping woman

Police say the attack occurred at 11:00 p.m. on Sian Kaan Avenue in the Los Olivos subdivision. They say the man physically attacked her, violently hitting her before taking her to an area where she was raped.

He then left her and fled the scene. The 29-year-old victim was discovered by a passing women who helped her call police.

Police immediately arrived, and after canvassing several nearby streets, were able to locate the alleged attacker who was identified by his victim.

He was arrested and placed at the disposal of the Attorney General’s Office. The woman was taken to the General Hospital of Playa del Carmen to be attended by specialists.