Two men arrested over sexual assaults on teenage girls

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    Two men are in police custody after separate allegations of sexual assault on teenage girls.

    In the first incident yesterday, the parents of a 13-year-old of Laventille reported that a 63-year-old man known to the family sexually assaulted her.

    When officers detained the suspect, he was found to be bleeding – he was taken to hospital while the girl and her parents were taken to the Belmont Police Station for more inquiries.

    In the other incident yesterday, officers responded to a report of a suspect being detained by residents of Chase Village.

    When they arrived, they found a 27-year-old Jamaican suffering from injuries and were told he was caught having intercourse with a 14-year-old girl.

    Both the alleged suspect and victim were taken to hospital where the man continues to be treated under police guard.