Man arrested in rape of teenager

A 31-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a 16-year-old female on Saturday, 4 July. Police were contacted by the mother of the victim shortly after she learnt of the incident from her daughter.

Officers continue to work with the young lady and her family and counseling has been offered. ‘Rape is a traumatic experience for both victims and their families and people who commit such crimes are warned that every effort will be made to bring them to justice,’ said Detective Sergeant Winsome Prendergast.

Anyone one with information on the incident should contact DS Prendergast on 516 5241.

Anyone with information about crime taking place in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling Crime Stoppers remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000 should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.

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