52-year-old man charged with assault of minors following viral video

Date: 
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 00:00

A 52-year-old man has appeared in court charged with the assault of two minors following a video that was circulated on social media on Monday.

Hayze Hamilton, age 52, appeared in the Sangre Grande 1st Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday 7th June, 2016, a statement from the Police Sevice says.

The charges follow investigations based on a video that went viral on social media which allegedly depicted two children being abused at the hands of an adult male.

Hamilton, of Poui Avenue, Northern Eastern Settlement, Sangre Grande, appeared before Senior

Magistrate Debra Quintyne after being charged with one count of assault and one count of the willful assault of a child on Monday 6th June, 2016, by WPC Debra Brooks.

Hamilton was granted bail in the sum of $40, 000 and the matter was postponed to July 5th, 2016.

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