Gym owner gets bail for sexual touching of a minor


    A 36-year-old gym owner was granted $25,000 bail when he appeared before a Scarborough Magistrate today charged with two counts of sexually touching a 13-year-old girl.

    The man was arrested on January 13th following a report made by the victim that she was sexually assaulted.

    The Tobago Child Protection Unit found that sometime between April and October 2020, the girl was allegedly sexually touched by a man while a passenger of his vehicle.

    The acts are said to have occurred on two separate occasions.

    The accused will reappear before the court on February 1st.