Two teens abducted, sexually assaulted in taxis

A 19-year-old Venezuelan national was abducted and sexually assaulted around 11 p.m. on Tuesday.

The victim told police she was standing along Tragarete Road, Port of Spain, in the vicinity of the Queen’s Park Oval, when she flagged down a vehicle for transport to Diego Martin.

Upon entering the vehicle, she said she was attacked.

The victim told police she was punched several times about the face and body and then blindfolded. She was driven in an unknown direction, she said.

While in the vehicle other people in the car began to sexually assault the woman, despite her screams of protest.

She said when her ordeal was over, she was dropped off along the Priority Bus Route, in the vicinity of Farm Road.

The vehicle then sped away.