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Crew Member arrested in sexual assault of a co-worker

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The Italian Police arrested a 26-year-old crew member at the port of Cagliari, Italy on charges of sexual assault involving a co-worker. The victim is a 27-year-old female crew member. The Italian media reports that the sexual assault allegedly took place on board a cruise ship while docked at the port of Cagliari,

Agents of the Maritime Border Police intervened following the report of the ship's captain and started the investigation. Immediate assistance to the victim was provided and the victim was accompanied to the nearest hospital for medical treatment and support.

The police with the help of the forensic team collected a series of evidence confirming the sexual assault. Based on this evidence, Cagliari prosecutor authorized the arrest of the 26-year-old who is currently in prison in Uta.

Authorities did not release any other information, on which ship the sexual assault took place.