Tobago man granted $85,000 bail for sexually assaulting teen

Tobago man granted $85,000 bail for sexually assaulting teen

A 39-year-old man was granted bail in the sum of $85,000 after appearing before the Scarborough Virtual Court on Thursday, to answer to sexual charges against a female minor.

The fifteen-year old victim reported the sexual assault to the Tobago Child Protection Unit (CPU). The teen said that the incident occurred on June 1st, 2020.

Following an investigation, the suspect was charged with one count of sexual penetration of a child and one count of procuring a minor for sexual gratification.

The accused was granted bail or a cash alternative of $15,000, and is to report to police every Saturday as a condition of the bail.

The matter was adjourned to Monday August 10.

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