The head of the National Crimes Investigation Branch, Joseph Myvett said two females were assaulted over the weekend. The rapes were committed by people they were familiar with.
ACP Joseph Myvett: “On yesterday’s date sometime around 7 PM a 15 year old female accompanied by here mother visited the Orange Walk Police Station. She reported that sometime around 6 PM whilst she was at home alone her home was entered by someone whom she knew who forcefully pushed her into a room and there after had sexual intercourse with her against her will .That person is in custody pending charges in relation to this investigation. Additionally there is another case in Benque of a similar nature where a thirteen year old female accompanied by her mother visited the Benque Viejo Police Station and reported that on Thursday the 14th of February sometime around 7 PM whilst she was inside her yard in a house inside the yard she was approached by a person only known to her by first name who entered the building and had sexual intercoures with her. That person is also in custody pending charges at this time.”