July 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) A seventeen-year-old high school student on a study tour from the U.S. state of Wisconsin, reported on Sunday that she was raped by seven men in La Fortuna de San Carlos, a popular tourist town that is home to the Arenal Volcano.
According to the victim, the crime took place on Saturday evening after she left a bar and restaurant when seven men attacked her.
The girl told police that the men took her to an empty house on the edge of the main road and raped her on the patio. She said some of the men appeared to be on drugs.
The sex crimes unit of the Judicial Investigation Organization is investigating the crime.