A BRITISH teen has reportedly been raped by a tourist in a horror attack on a Greek island.
Police in Halki have launched a manhunt for a 16-year-old suspect after the alleged sexual assault in the early hours of Wednesday.
The 15-year-old girl claimed she was raped by an Italian holidaymaker between 4.30am and 5am in the Pondamos area of the island.
She visited a local doctor's office with her mum, 55, following the alleged attack.
Police were then informed about the allegations and began working to track down the tourist.
Officers have now launched an urgent search for the teenage boy after acquiring witness statements.
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They scoured social media to find him and managed to locate a photo of him.
The Brit was shown an image of the suspect and identified him as her attacker, according to local news outlet Dimokratiki.
But the Italian native is reported to have already fled Halki with his family before cops could catch up with him.
It is claimed that he boarded a ferry with his relatives that was bound for the small port village of Kamiro Skala in Rhodes.
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The suspect hopped on the ship, Nisos Halki, at around 8.30am on Wednesday morning – just hours after the alleged rape.
Police say he then flew back to Italy from Rhodes State Airport.
The investigation remains ongoing while the Halki's Prosecutor's Office has been informed of the incident.
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