Man held for sexual assault, sending nudes to 12-year-old


    A 53-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl.

    On July 3rd, the victim told police that she was sexually assaulted on two occasions by a man known to her.

    He also allegedly sent nude pictures of himself to the girl via WhatsApp.

    The suspect was subsequently arrested and charged with one count of sexual penetration of a child, one count of sexual touching of a child and one count of exposing a child to pornography.

    He is due to appear before a Sangre Grande Magistrate today.