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CONUS Archive
64851
PRIEST ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED RAPE (5/5/1995)
STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK
PKG
5/5/1995
44:25
2:17
STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK FATHER ALBERT FERNANDO 120TH PRECINCT STATION, NEW BRIGHTON, NEW YORK SISTER ELLEN MARIE MICHAEL O'LOONEY REPORTING
WOMAN IN SHADOW TALKING, EXTERIOR OF CHURCH AND RECTORY, POLICE LEADING ACCUSED PRIEST OUT IN HANDCUFFS, STAND UP, WOMAN IN SHADOW, SOT FROM CHURCH MEMBERS, SOT FROM NUN, SOT FROM CHURCH MEMBER (NOTE: FUZZY REPORTER TRACK)
A ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST, IN NEW YORK ON SABBATICAL LEAVE FROM BOMBAY, INDIA, IS CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED RAPE. THE VICTIM WORKS AT SACRED HEART CHURCH ON STATEN ISLAND PART TIME CLEANING AND HELPING THE PRIESTS. SHE SAYS, IN AN INTERVIEW WITH NEW YORK ONE NEWS, FERNANDO ASKED HER TO COME TO HIS ROOM TO HEM A SHIRT. WHILE SHE WAS DOING THIS, FERNANDO ALLEGEDLY ATTACKED HER FROM BEHIND, COVERING HER MOUTH WITH ONE HAND AND RIPPING OFF HER CLOTHES WITH THE OTHER. FERNANDO WAS ARRESTED JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT AND WILL BE ARRAIGNED LATER TODAY.
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Keywords

PRIEST SEXUAL ASSAULT
PRIEST ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTED RAPE
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