2 girls raped, robbed in Quezon town

Posted at 06/16/12 4:59 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Two teenage girls, aged 19 and 16, were raped and robbed by 3 armed men in the town of Gumaca, Quezon province early Saturday, police said.

Investigation showed that the two girls were walking home with a teenage boy from a party in Barangay Hagakhakin when they were attacked by 3 suspects carrying short firearms.

The boy tried to escape but was beaten and tied up by the suspects.

Two of the suspects then raped the 19-year-old girl while the other raped the 16-year-old.

They then robbed the victims of their cellphones and money before fleeing.

Police have launched a follow-up operation to capture the still unidentified suspects. -- Report from Johnny Glorioso, dzMM