Woman slaps sexual abuser after guards catch him in Istanbul's Taksim metro

Woman slaps sexual abuser after guards catch him in Istanbul's Taksim metro

ISTANBUL
Woman slaps sexual abuser after guards catch him in Istanbuls Taksim metro

A woman who was sexually harassed on the Istanbul Metro was able to slap her abuser after security guards caught the suspect, daily Hürriyet reported on June 18.

The incident, which occurred several days ago at the Taksim Square metro station, emerged after the woman called for help.

Security guards who rushed to the scene after they heard the woman screaming began a manhunt to apprehend the suspect, who reportedly ran toward Gezi Park outside the station.

After the law enforcement officials caught the man, the woman slapped the assailant, footage recorded by security cameras in the area showed.

The suspect was then taken to a nearby police station for questioning.

sexual harrasment, sexual abuse, Taksim