Drunk man arrested ,charged with attempted rape ,assault after he attacked woman inside a US gurudwara
Oregon, March29:A 37-year-old man has been arrested and charged with attempted rape and assault after he attacked a woman inside a gurudwara in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Timothy Walter Schmidt was intoxicated and was walking by the Sikh house of worship in the Oregon town of Gresham on Sunday night. He asked to use a restroom at the gurudwara and was allowed inside.
When Schmidt came out of the bathroom, he saw a 26-year-old female temple member inside the building and attacked her, a report in Fox 12 Oregon said.
Schmidt was lodged in the Multnomah County Jail and charged with assault, coercion, attempted rape, sex abuse and unlawful use of a weapon.
Rights group thanks officials
Rights group ‘The Sikh Coalition’ said it was “grateful” to Gresham law enforcement officials for arresting the accused.