Skip to comments.Rape victim used tongue to dial 911 while hands were bound (10 mins after)
Posted on 12/14/2012 3:47:04 AM PST by Red in Blue PA
A woman raped in a Long Island, N.Y., home used her tongue to dial 911 while her hands were bound with duct tape, officials say. The woman was house-sitting last month for a friend when she was brutally attacked, said James Chalifoux, of the Suffolk County Major Crimes Bureau. Chalifoux said the woman managed to place the 911 call about 10 minutes after the hour-long assault ended. The woman and her alleged attacker did not know each other, according to Newsday, which first reported the assault. Patrick O'Sullivan, 20, pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the attack, including predatory sexual assault, rape, criminal sexual act, sexual abuse, burglary, and two counts of criminal use of firearm.
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Was she really dialing 911 with her tongue?
Who knows, with Americas crazy media?
Would it not be easier to dial 0 (zero) and have the op connect you, or does that no longer work in the USSA?
The reporter probably should have used the word call rather than dial.
I immediately thought of that poor woman trying to use a rotary dial with her tongue.
I think I am getting rather old now because the reporter has probably never seen a rotary phone. LOL
“Would it not be easier to dial O and have the op connect you?”
I can only imagine her fear and pain... thus, I am sure she didn’t have the reasoning ability that you do sitting at a computer. Raped, bound and probably in fear of being murdered... she probably thought 911 would put her in contact with the police/ambulance.
AlexW, I don’t think there are any live operators anymore so dialing 0 would do no good at all.
My mother still uses a rotary phone but her cell phone isn’t rotary. Mom’s 92.
Let him experience what it's like to swim with the sharks.
I'm not sure where you've been for the past 30-40 years. Dialing 0 will connect you to an operator that can assist you making a collect call to your mother. For emergencies, 911 is the number to dial in North America.
By dialing 911, your location information is automatically sent to the dispatcher. Even if you cannot communicate with the dispatcher, fire, ambulance and police will be dispatched to your location. All 911 calls are automatically recorded for use as evidence.
Maybe she had 911 on speed dial.
What if rape is his sexual orientation and he can’t get his rocks off without taping up his girl? /s/