A TEENAGE Somali migrant has been arrested after breaking into a hospital and trying to sexually assault a female patient.
The attempted sex attack is alleged to have happened in the psychiatric department of the University Hospital of Innsbruck, Austria.
State police said the 18-year-old migrant targeted a 29-year-old female patient but she was able to press an emergency button next to her bed to alert nursing staff who pulled him off.
The youth has been arrested and remains in custody in a youth detention facility in Innsbruck.
Officers are investigating another migrant attack at a special care institute in the city of Moedling south of Austrian capital Vienna.
A 19-year-old Afghan migrant is said to have threatened a psychologist when she was in a session with another patient.
The Afghan is reported to have threatened to cut her throat and even to behead her. When the police arrived, the migrant became even more aggressive.
He tried to fight off police officers who were attempting to put him in their patrol car and smashed his head multiple times against the rear car window during the journey.He reportedly caused trouble at the hospital to which he had been transferred and was then taken to a detention centre in nearby Wiener Neustadt. The European migrant crisis has sent shockwaves through Austria and has led to a surge in support for right-wing anti-immigration politicians.The Austrian government revealed this week it was putting aside nearly £2billion in next year’s budget to cover the cost of accommodating migrants.
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