13-Year-Old Girl Reports Man Who Attempted to Rape Her

Updated: July 23, 2015

A 13 year old female from the community of Shipyard in the Orange Walk district claims that a man from the same village attempted to rape her last Tuesday.  Officer Commanding of Orange Walk Police, ASP Selvyn Tillett explains.


“A 13 year old female from Shipyard, Orange Walk District in the presence of her father visited the police station and reported that on Sunday the 19th of July at 8am she went to babysit her aunt’s children and at around 1pm a man came to the house and took her to a room and attempted to have sexual intercourse with her against her will.  That man has since been arrested and charged for the crime of sexual assault and attempted carnal knowledge.”