Woman robbed of cash, face rape attempt

Balasore: Six unidentified persons allegedly tried to rape a married woman and robbed her of cash, a mobile phone and gold ornaments at her residence in Balasore district, police said today.

The woman belonging to Sirapur village on Sunday lodged a complain in Soro police station about the incident that had allegedly taken place on Friday night, they said.

In the absence of the woman`s husband who works in Mumbai, six masked people barged into her house and tried to rape her but fled when she shouted, the police said.

However, the attackers took away cash, a mobile phone and some gold ornaments before fleeing, they said adding that investigation was on with the help of a scientific team and dog squad.