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Man Arrested for Trying to Assault a Minor in Khammouane

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Police have apprehended a man after he attempted twice to assault a minor in Thakhak District, Khammouane Province.

According to Lao Security News residents in Thakhek District reported to the police that in October the man broke into the bedroom of a 16-year-old girl and attempted to assault her.

Bounyuen, a 42-year-old resident of the Thakhek District, was caught while attempting to attack the girl.

He said that he had broken into the house, escaped the attention of the girl’s aunt who was cooking, and walked into the young girl’s bedroom while she slept with a 5-year-old child.

A 42-year-old man was arrested after the attack of a minor in Khammouane Province.

The victim woke up and called for help from her brother and other family members who rushed in to rescue her.

This was Bounyuen’s second attempt to break into the victim’s home, he failed the first time as well when the 16-year-old’s sister discovered and assisted her.

He told the police that he has been addicted to drugs since the beginning of 2021, and had already been in prison once. He decided on attacking the young girl after he was released.

In early December, the Investigation Unit of the Thakhek District Police Department also conducted investigations and criminal reenactments to help with legal proceedings in the case.

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