Thursday 20 February, 2020

Arouca man, 28, charged with having sex with teen met on Instagram

A 28-year-old Arouca man has been arrested after he was caught in the act of having sex with a 15-year-old girl he met on Instagram.

Police were on mobile patrol in Mayaro on Tuesday night when they spotted a vehicle parked on a side street. 

They drove up and found Dien Crichlow of Arouca Main Road, engaged in unprotected intercourse with the teen. 

He was arrested and taken to the police station where he was charged for sexual grooming and sexual penetration on Thursday morning.

Sources at the Child Protection Unit (CPU) say it was the first time the schoolgirl actually saw the accused.

They met on Instagram a couple weeks ago.

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