A service man from America and stationed in South Korea has been apprehended for sexually assaulting a local woman, a report stated.
The 21- year-old US Forces Korea Military man whose identity is yet to be confirmed was booked for allegedly raping the supposed victim at her Iksan home on Sept.27, Yonhap News Agency reported.
The woman who is in her 20s told the police that the accused had attacked her after they had met on a mobile chat app and then had drinks at a bar.
“We are in the process of clarifying the facts,” a police officer said, declining to elaborate while the investigation is ongoing.
The suspect resides in Gunsan, Accor to Yonhap, which is home to Kunsan Air Base. It is not certain when he was booked or if he is still in custody.
The US Forces Korea did not immediately respond to requests for comment.