Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Disney Workers In A Gang Rape Trial

A police investigation was launched Monday after a Disney worker claimed she was gang-raped by four co-workers at a nearby apartment complex, according to a Local 6 News report.

The woman, who is part of the Disney College Program, told police that she was walking home to her apartment in Orange County, Fla., when four men confronted her and then grabbed her. She said the men then forced her into a Commons apartment unit and took turns raping her and forced her to perform sex acts.The woman told officers that she repeatedly told her attackers to stop, according to the report.

"The report is very explicit as to what occurred," Orange County sheriff's spokesman Jim Solomons said. "For all practical purposes, it essentially was a gang rape."All four men accused work for Walt Disney World, Local 6 News reported.

"They are here on some sort of employment exchange program," Solomons said. "The four folks who have been implicated in this incident, it is my understanding that they are being very cooperative and forthcoming."Investigators said the alleged attackers have been identified but no charges have been filed in the case.The four men are also part of the Disney College Program, according to Local 6 News.Disney officials did not comment on the case Monday night.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.Watch Local 6 News for more on this story.

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