BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – A young female was sexually assaulted in Basseterre on Friday (Sept. 6) and the police are seeking the public’s assistance in bringing the perpetrator to justice.
According to a police communique, the incident was reported at about 10:45 p.m. on the day in question.
It also stated that preliminary reports indicated that a male assailant had held the young female at knife, pulled her into an unoccupied building and assaulted her.
Investigations into the matter are ongoing and the police have made a special appeal to anyone who might have any information regarding this incident to contact the Special Victims Unit (SVU) by dialling 465-2241 ext. 4252. The SVU can also be reached via cell phone at 665-3091.
“You may also contact your nearest Police Station or call the crime hotline at 707 if you have information that can lead to the apprehension of the perpetrator,” the communique added.
Reportedly, she has been the second female to be sexually assaulted in the Basseterre area and the third in St. Kitts for this year.