A 57-year-old female security guard attached to the Linden Security Services was allegedly raped while on duty at a nursery school in Mackenzie, Linden, Region 10.Reports are that the mother of two had made a security check of the premises at about 02:30h. She reportedly told investigators that after making the check, a male approached and started banging on the door of the guard hut in which she was housed at the time.She said she refused to open the door, but the man removed a few louvre panes from the hut and entered. He then held on to her and sexually assaulted her.“When I look around to look at him, he chucked my face in front and tell me not to look”, the woman said.She said the perpetrator appeared to be a young man in his late twenties or early thirties.After committing the act, the man escaped with her cellular phone.The traumatised woman told this publication she related what had occurred to a visiting security sergeant from the guard service, and asked that a report be made at the Linden Police Station. She said the Police arrived and took her to the Linden Hospital Complex, where a medical examination was conducted.The woman said she was granted seven days’ paid leave by the security company to deal with the trauma, and was informed that she would be placed at another location.According to the victim, she has been a security guard since 1994, but has worked with this security company since it took over from Home Safe Security on February 1.She is admonishing managers of security firms to pay more attention to the welfare of their female employees. According to her, there have been complaints from female guards regarding men visiting sites and making inappropriate sexual advances to female guards. She noted that requests has also been made for male guards to work alongside their female counterparts, or for more than one person to be on site, but these calls have gone unheeded.