Teen still in custody for rape of girl, 6
Police are still investigating a report in which a 16-year-old was caught sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl in Diego Martin.
The teenager, LoopTT was told, turned himself over to the police last week and has been cooperating with investigations.
He has given a statement in which he allegedly acknowledged what he did.
He has also begged for forgiveness from his family.
The incident reportedly took place on April 21.
The teenager was caught by another relative, sexually assaulting the six-year-old that day, and a report was made to the Four Roads Police Station.
The Child Protection Unit was immediately notified and the young girl was taken for medical examination.
When officers went to detain the teenager, he had reportedly fled the scene.
He surrendered himself a few days later.
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