OKTOBERFEST SEX ATTACK FEARS: Hundreds of police drafted in to protect women
As many as six million people are expected to attend the famous beer festival, which started last Saturday and ends next Monday, October 3.
But after the first week, police have noticed a spike in the number of people asking officers for help, particularly females.
The large majority of requests have involved people who have lost their friends or belongings.
But so far there have been 10 complaints of physical or sexual violence. Two were instances of domestic violence, six cases of sexual violence and two cases of physical violence by a stranger.
There have also been 16 other reports of... read more