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Swedish students chased away Stanford rapist after he “aggressively thrust his hips” into the victim

Two Swedish students who witnessed Brock Turner raping an unconscious woman behind a dumpster on their school campus have recounted the disturbing moment they caught him in the act.

Carl-Fredrik Arndt and Peter Jonsson were riding their bikes to a party at Stanford University in January 2015 when they saw a suspicious figure moving behind a trash can.

Convicted rapist Brock Turner.  Photo: SuppliedConvicted rapist Brock Turner.  Photo: Supplied

Convicted rapist Brock Turner. Photo: Supplied

Peter Jonsson (left) and Carl-Fredrik Arndt (right).  Source: LinkedIn/FacebookPeter Jonsson (left) and Carl-Fredrik Arndt (right).  Source: LinkedIn/Facebook

Peter Jonsson (left) and Carl-Fredrik Arndt (right). Source: LinkedIn/Facebook

Men who broke the silence of the Swedish media Express on Tuesday, he said he immediately knew something was wrong.

“We observed that she was not moving while he was moving a lot,” Arndt said.

“So we stopped and thought, ‘this is very strange’.”

The graduate students decided to confront Turner.

“When he got up, we saw he still wasn’t moving, so we walked over and said something like, ‘What the hell are you doing?’”

Convicted rapist Brock Turner.  Photo: SuppliedConvicted rapist Brock Turner.  Photo: Supplied

Convicted rapist Brock Turner. Photo: Supplied

When Turner tried to run away, Jonsson chased him for 30 meters before pinning him to the ground.

Mr. Arndt stayed with the victim, who remains unidentified, to make sure he was alive.

“She was lying completely still,” he said.

The men held Turner down until police arrived and later told them they saw him “aggressively thrust his hips into her.”

“She was unconscious. All the time. I checked on her and she hadn’t moved at all,” Arndt said CBS News.

Brock Turner will appear in court on June 2.  Photo: APBrock Turner will appear in court on June 2.  Photo: AP

Brock Turner will appear in court on June 2. Photo: AP

Turner was 19 years old at the time of the attacks.  Photo: Stanford University Department of Public SafetyTurner was 19 years old at the time of the attacks.  Photo: Stanford University Department of Public Safety

Turner was 19 years old at the time of the attacks. Photo: Stanford University Department of Public Safety

Last week, Turner went on trial and was sentenced to six months in prison and three years’ probation – a sentence that sparked global outrage for being too lenient.

It was revealed that Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky was also a Stanford graduate and captain of the lacrosse team.

More than 371,000 people have signed a petition calling for his release.

The victim, who was not a Stanford University student, read in court a candid, 7,000-word victim impact statement addressed directly to the attacker.

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky.  Photo: APSanta Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky.  Photo: AP

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky. Photo: AP

She described waking up in hospital to the news of the attack, with no memory of the previous night’s events.

Through media websites and news programs, she learned that Turner had exposed her genitals and that she had pine needles in her hair and vagina.

Once the hospital finished testing, she was allowed to take a shower.

“I stood there looking at my body under the water and decided I didn’t want my body anymore. I was afraid of it,” she wrote.

“I wanted to take off my body like a jacket and leave it in the hospital with everything else.”

Convicted rapist Brock Turner.  Photo: SuppliedConvicted rapist Brock Turner.  Photo: Supplied

Convicted rapist Brock Turner. Photo: Supplied

The moving recording has gone viral.

On Tuesday, Jonsson shared a statement on his Facebook page, asking his friends and followers to read the letter.

“For me, it is unique in its form and, as close as possible, comes as close as possible to describing in words an experience that cannot be described in words,” he wrote.

Turner’s father, Dan Turner, also read a statement to the court in which he defended his son, saying the six-month sentence was “a high price to pay for 20 minutes of action.”

He said the events of last January “profoundly changed his son’s life” and that he would never be the same.

“He will never be a happy person with this laid-back personality and warm smile. His every waking minute is filled with worries, anxiety, fear and depression.

“Suspension is the best response for Brock in this situation.”

Turner’s statement was widely criticized by the public.

Information break – June 8