Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Tobago man charged for raping, choking woman

Photo provided by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

Photo provided by the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS).

A 21-year-old man from Signal Hill is expected to appear before a Scarborough Magistrate on Thursday charged with rape.

Wayne Toyloy, a cashier, from Tranquility Heights, also faces charges of burglary and attempt to choke arising out of the incident, which occurred on November 26, 2019.

The victim, a 30-year-old woman told police that she secured her apartment by locking all the doors and windows a day prior to the incident.

She said around 1.52 am on the day of the incident she was awakened by a noise - a man entering her apartment.

She argued with the intruder who then forcibly placed her on her bed and began choking her.

He raped her before escaping.

The victim was taken to the Scarborough Health Centre for treatment.

A report was made to the police and the accused was arrested at Tank Road, Signal Hill later that day.

Investigations were supervised by W/Sgt. Piggott of Scarborough Criminal Investigations Department.

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