Sunday 20 October, 2019

50-yr-old man charged with statutory rape of 13-yr-old girl

A 50-year-old man was due to appear before a Port of Spain Magistrate on Wednesday after he was allegedly caught having sex with a 13-year-old girl.

The incident reportedly took place on Monday, June 18, along Serpentine Street, St Clair.

According to police reports, a team of officers from the St Clair Police Station, including Sgt Johnson and WPC Jones, were conducting mobile patrols in the area, when around 10:00 pm that night they observed a Green Nissan B15 motor vehicle parked along the roadway.

The car, LoopTT was told, was observed to have two occupants.

The officers went to question the occupants and were shocked to discover the older man with the young girl.

The two were immediately removed from the scene, and the 13-year-old was sent for a medical examination. It was found that she had been sexually penetrated.

As a result, the 50-year-old man was charged by the police.

The child protection unit was notified and the 13-year-old was left in their care.

Relatives were expected to be contacted.

More on this as it becomes available.

 

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