Dale McSween, also known as ‘Grinch’, of Pierre Trace, Lendore Village, Enterprise, Chaguanas, appeared before a Chaguanas Magistrate on Friday, to answer to the charge of sexual penetration of a minor.
The Court heard that on Sunday 9th February, the mother of the alleged victim made a report at the Chaguanas Police Station that the accused was sexually assaulted by McSween at her home, on that same day.
The Child Protection Unit-Central was informed and officers conducted enquiries.
Officers conducted several checks in an effort to locate the alleged offender who was evading police.
A warrant was taken out for the accused’s arrest on Tuesday 29th September and he was caught, arrested and charged on that same day.
McSween was remanded into custody and no bail was granted, however, he was given the option to apply for bail before a Judge in chambers.
The matter was postponed to Friday 30th October.