Woman raped at Glasgow protest camp

George Square, Glasgow
George Square, Glasgow
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A WOMAN has been raped in a tent at the site of an anti-capitalist demonstration in Glasgow city centre.

The 28-year-old was attacked at around 12.45am today in George Square, where a protest camp has been set up.

Activists moved in to the site on October 15 as part of an “anti-greed movement” taking place around the world.

Police said an investigation has been launched into the sexual assault and officers were at the scene.

A spokeswoman for Strathclyde Police said: “The incident happened at around 12.45am this morning.

“Police received a report of a serious sexual assault on a 28-year-old woman in George Square.

“Officers are still at the scene and inquiries are continuing.”

The occupy demonstrations have been organised “in solidarity” with Occupy Wall Street, which began last month in New York’s financial district.

The campaign is against “injustices” in the global economic system, including the UK bank bailouts.