Thursday 24 September, 2020

Man charged with sexual assault of 16-year-old

A 62-year-old Gasparillo man is expected to appear before a San Fernando Magistrate today, charged with one count of indecent assault against a 16-year-old girl.

The watchman was charged with the offence after being arrested on Thursday.

The teenager told police that on that same day, the 62-year-old man offered a ride from Forres Park, Claxton Bay, to her home.

She said, while en route, he offered to buy her alcohol and made sexual advances toward her.

The incident was reported to the police and the man was arrested and subsequently charged by WPC Hamilton.

Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free: