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The suspected paedophile who was captured in Carenage yesterday.

The Police Child Protection Unit has intervened into the case where an 11-year-old boy was allegedly assaulted by a paedophile, who was later beaten and tied up by Carenage residents.

The suspect was up to yesterday still warded at hospital.

The boy is assisting police with the investigation after being taken for a medical examination.

Police are also speaking to residents of Upper Abbe Poujade Street.

On Monday police found the suspect tied to a utility pole nude, bloodied and bruised.

Police received a report from an elderly woman that the child was allegedly assaulted by the suspect.

— Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant