Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Sangre Grande taxi driver charged with sexual assault of girl, 15

A taxi driver of Ojoe Road, Sangre Grande was arrested over the weekend for the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl.

WPC Guerra-Kerr executed a search warrant on the accused identified as Kennedy De Coteau.

The warrant was in relation to a charge for sexual penetration which allegedly occurred on October 13, 2017.

The victim told police that she felt comfortable with De Coteau who was her friend that she confided in prior to the incident.

De Coteau was charged and brought before the Sangre Grande Magistrates’ Court on June 18.

No bail was granted and the matter was postponed to June 20.

 

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