Monday 30 November, 2020

Manhunt on for couple accused of raping teen

A manhunt is on for a man and woman who were allegedly involved in abduction, rape, and physical assault against an 18-year-old woman.

Due to the nature of the allegations, the woman cannot be identified.

The incident was said to have taken place around 5pm on Wednesday.

The victim went to Red Hill, D’Abadie where she was met by a man known to her.

She was ordered into the backseat of a vehicle, while a woman who she knew was seated in the front seat.

It is alleged that the victim was taken to a lonely area at Heights of Aripo, where she was assaulted and raped.

She was then thrown over a precipice and the assailants fled the scene, leaving their victim bleeding.

The woman managed to climb out of the precipice and flagged down a passerby.

The was taken to the Arima Police Station, following which she was taken to the Arima District Health Facility where she was examined.

Police are currently looking for the two suspects.

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