Man held for sex with teen

..met girl , 14, on social networking site

By Susan Mohammed

 point fortin

A 21-year-old Point Fortin man was arrested by police on Wednesday after he allegedly had sex with a 14-year-old girl whom he met on a social network. 

The suspect was arrested after a report was made by the girl’s mother to the police. 

According to police, the 14-year-old secondary school pupil went missing on Wednesday and a report was made to the Siparia Police Station the next day. 

WPC Josanne Edwards and other police officers of the Point Fortin Police Station found the girl at a house in Point Fortin. 

Officers conducted enquiries and the suspect was arrested at his home. 

He was expected to be charged with the offence of sexual intercourse with a female between the age of 14 and 16 on July 9. 

He will appear before a Siparia magis­trate.                

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