BVI News understands that a 16-year-old male was this week arrested on suspicion of having sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13 years.
Our News centre understands that the young man attends a prominent high school in the territory.
It is understood that the police charged the 16-year-old in the presence of one of his parents.
It’s not yet clear when the young man will appear in court to answer any charges. Our news centre also hasn’t ascertained the exact charges laid for the suspected incident.
This offence is the second sex-related offence reported within the public sphere this week.
Police yesterday charged a 52-year-old male for raping a minor.
The police reported this week that a BVI resident who’s a native of St Vincent.
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