Saturday, February 17, 2018

Teen found under bed: man, 27, in custody*

A 27-year-old man is currently in custody after a 15-year-old schoolgirl was found hiding under a bed in his home.
The teenager's relatives reported her missing to officers of the Cumuto Police Station about 6 p.m. on Tuesday.
Police were told by the girl's father she had been snatched and dragged into a for­ested area near her home by a masked man who was armed with a cutlass. At the time, she was said to be just outside the home doing laundry.
A team of officers, under the supervision of Sgt Williams, conducted enquiries in the area and made its way to the home of a 27-year-old man of St Marie Emmanuel Road, Coryal, about 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday.
The team inclu­ded officers from the Northern Division, Eastern Division, Guard and Emergency Branch, Canine Unit and Air Support Unit.

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