The Saratov Regional Investigations Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia has launched a probe under Part 1 of Article 131 of the Criminal Code of Russia (rape).
According to the investigation, on September 16, 2019, at about 5:30 PM, a doctor of one of the outpatient clinics of Kirovsky District of Saratov was going on a call to a patient in Zavokzalny rural settlement. The doctor could not find the address and asked a stranger man for help. He volunteered to walk her to the address. On their way, the perpetrator, having made sure that no one was around, grabbed the woman on her neck, knocked her down, committed a rape, and fled the scene. The victim reported the violence committed against her to the police.
At the moment, the investigators are performing investigative actions aimed to establish all the circumstances of the accident as soon as possible, and search activities aimed to identify and locate the suspect. The criminal investigation is ongoing.