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Police investigate rape allegation

Police are investigating a case of alleged rape after an 18-year-old woman reported that her father sexually assaulted her.

The matter was reported to a police station in Fasouri in Limassol where the pair live, during the early hours of Tuesday.

According to her statement, the 18-year-old was driven to a deserted area in Fasouri on Monday night where her 53-year-old father allegedly raped her.

She claimed that her father had told her he was going to take her to her grandmother’s house to sleep but drove her to Lady’s Mile instead where she said the assault took place .

The 18-year-old was examined by state pathologist Nicholas Charalambous and her clothes were taken as evidence to see whether tests show her father’s DNA on them, police said.

According to sources the 53-year-old has a history of getting in trouble with police. He has served three years for attempted rape, two years for robbery, two years for holding a woman against her will and has a history of domestic violence.

Investigations are ongoing as police search for the 53-year-old.

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