George Town man arrested on suspicion of sexual assault

A 35-year-old George Town was arrested on Feb. 4 on suspicion of rape and is in police custody.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service received a report on Jan. 23 of a rape occurring in a remote area off Sparky Drive in George Town, according to an RCIP press release on Feb. 5.

The female victim was allegedly raped after accepting a ride in a vehicle, the press release stated.

She was left stranded at the location and eventually stopped a passerby for assistance.

The RCIP said officers from the George Town Criminal Investigation Department had been investigating the matter since the report, making efforts to identify, locate and arrest the offender.