A 50-year-old man is expected to appear at the Siparia Magistrate’s Court, today, to face charges of a committing sexual offence against a minor.

The man was arrested and charged on Monday 4th May 2020, the same day the offence was committed.

Reports are that the man entered the victim’s bedroom and sexually assaulted her on Monday.

The victim reportedly called out for help and was assisted other family members.  They subsequently made a report to the Child Protection Unit, and the Palo Seco man was charged with one count of sexual penetration of a minor.

The arrests was spearheaded by officers from the Child Protection Unit—W/Supt. George and ASP (Ag) Sookdeo, and supervised by Insp Roberts and W/Sgt Roland.