UCCS student accused of using skewer to force an abortion, report says

Posted at 10:58 AM, Oct 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-07 15:02:10-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- A student in Colorado Springs is accused of using a shish kabob skewer to induce a woman's abortion against her will, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported.

Colorado Springs Police arrested Ahmed Sameer Mohamed Almesbahi on Sept. 26 on suspicion of sexual assault, unlawful termination of pregnancy, assault, kidnapping, intimidating a witness or victim and menacing.

The victim told police the sexual assault and unlawful termination of her pregnancy happened last year -- in August 2015.

Almesbahi is a Saudi Arabia native in the U.S. on a student visa to attend the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, the newspaper reported.

Almesbahi was also arrested in September 2015. Colorado Springs police said Almesbahi was arrested on September 7, 2015 on misdemeanor charges after a domestic disturbance involving the same woman who is named a victim in this case.


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