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Woman Raped, Tortured After Putting On Motorcycle Helmet Tainted With Chemicals

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A man is being held on $1.4 million bail on suspicion of drugging, raping and torturing a woman at a Pasadena home on Sunday, reports City News Service.The suspect, 39-year-old Piotr Igor Dudkiewicz, was arrested earlier this week.

Police received a call from a distraught woman at about 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, saying that she had been burned and tied up. Authorities traced the call to the Pasadena home, where they found nobody but were tipped off as to the occupant of the house.

He was later identified as Dudkiewicz.

The 21-year-old victim told cops that she had followed Dudkiewicz to his house and agreed to take a picture wearing a motorcycle helmet, but that when she put the helmet on she began to feel a burning sensation. When she tried to take it off, she says, he held it on her until she went unconscious. She woke up to him assaulting her.

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According to CBS News, Dudkiewicz met the victim in Los Angeles before luring her to his Pasadena residence.

The woman was later found in a hospital after seeking treatment for her injuries. She sustained second- and third-degree burns, and is in serious but stable condition. Dudkiewicz is being charged with a number of counts, including torture, aggravated mayhem and sodomy of an unconscious victim.