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Video shows moments before alleged Denver International Airport sex assault


(CBS) DENVER - A recently released surveillance video shows the moments before and after a woman was reportedly sexually assaulted in the Denver International Airport by a former marine.

In the video, the alleged victim and a man who appears to be Noel Bertrand, the accused, can be seen walking together in the mostly empty A Concourse at 11:58 p.m. on April 11, only 30 minutes before the reported incident, reports CBS station KCNC

The woman says she had drinks with Bertrand at an airport bar and then he sexually assaulted her when she refused his advances, reports Reuters.

The alleged victim claims that during the assault, three airport employees passed by without helping her until two mechanics, Kris Musil and Mark Adams, intervened reports KCNC.

Bertrand was arrested minutes after help arrived.

Bertrand faces one count of sexual assault, but claims that he was only involved in rough sex.

"He had made some comments how 'I guess you don't know the difference between rough sex and fighting,'" Adams told KCNC.

Adams also said that the woman was crying after the incident and "having a hard time breathing."

Bertrand has a scheduled court appearance on Thursday, and although the incident itself cannot be seen on the video, the tapes are expected to be used as evidence at some point.

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