Bail for Moruga man on sexual assault charges

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    Please note: This article contains references to sexual assault, child sexual abuse

    A Moruga man has been granted $200,000 bail and ordered to stay 500 feet away from the 14-year-old girl that he is accused of sexually assaulting.

    On November 5th, the girl told officers that the act was committed by a friend of her family between February 2019 and August 2020.

    Investigations later revealed that the girl was sexually assaulted on several occasions by the suspect.

    The 25-year-old man appeared virtually before a Princes Town Magistrate yesterday charged with seven counts of sexual penetration of a minor.

    He will reappear on January 6th 2021.