Friday, August 12, 2011

Crimes by Flood Relief Workers (Minot, ND)

Minot Daily News [ND]
12 August 2011

Police: Rumors of flood worker violence untrue

By DAVE CALDWELL - Staff Writer

Minot police say the persistent rumors of sexual assaults and violent crimes being committed in Minot by flood relief workers are just that - rumors. [...]

Popular versions of the sexual assault stories involve individuals or groups initiating the attacks in the parking lot of a large, national retail store in Minot. A newer rumor has surfaced alleging attackers have been hiding underneath vehicles, then slash a victim's hamstring so they are incapable of fleeing before committing rape. [...]