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SEOUL — A 37-year-old U.S. citizen employed at Camp Henry is accused of raping a South Korean woman after she refused to have sex with him and his Korean girlfriend, South Korean police said Thursday.

The woman, a 25-year-old Camp Walker employee, filed a complaint Monday, said Cpl. Ma Soon-yul, investigation division, Taegu Nambu Police Station. Ma said he’s spoken to the woman by phone, read her written complaint and plans to interview her and the American next week.

Ma said he didn’t know whether the man, who has not been charged, was a civilian or soldier.

According to the woman’s written statement, she went with the American and his 33-year-old girlfriend to a beer festival in Pusan. The three spent the night at a motel on Saturday, sharing a room to save money, Ma said.

In the room, the man asked the woman if she would have sex with him and the other Korean woman.

After she refused, Ma said, the man and the other woman jumped atop her and began removing her pants. She then was raped, Ma said.

South Korean police have not identified the man or his companion.

The Army will comply with South Korean police requests in the case, said Lt. Col. Steve Boylan, 8th Army public affairs officer. Under the status of forces agreement, a civilian charged with a crime would be turned over to South Korean authorities for prosecution.

— Choe Song-won contributed to this report.

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