Boyfriend beat and raped girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter while child’s mother was at workBy Tanya Clark 1:30 PM November 14, 2017
A young girl is in critical condition after she was beaten by her mother’s boyfriend, according to police in Australia.
Capalaba police said that they have arrested the 25-year-old man, who was not identified, after raping the 3-year-old girl while his girlfriend was at work.
The suspect has been charged with torture, grievous bodily harm, sexual assault, and drug offenses.
According to the police investigation, the mother of the child went to work while her boyfriend watched the young girl at home.
On Thursday, when the mother left for work at around 7:30 a.m., the boyfriend took drugs.
He then began torturing the 3-year-old girl.
The girl suffered injuries to her head, arms, and legs.
The man then raped the girl.
Neighbors told police that they heard screaming in the house, but nobody called the police.
When the suspect’s girlfriend came home at around 8:00 p.m., she was horrified to find her daughter with numerous injuries.
The boyfriend claimed that the child fell off a table.
She took the child to Redlands Hospital.
Doctors immediately called the police as they suspected abuse.
The girl is said to be in serious but stable condition.