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Sexual assault of boy under investigation

An investigation is underway into an alleged sexual assault of an 11-year-old boy.
Police confirmed on Friday (9 August) the matter is with the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub or MASH unit.
The incident reportedly happened in Bodden Town over a week ago.
Police said the boy was taken to the Cayman Islands hospital for medical treatment following the incident.
They said the MASH unit was alerted and started an investigation.
Social media reports have also alleged attempts to cover-up the assault.
“All aspects will be investigated in its entirety every allegation that has been made, will be investigated in its entirety. However, at the time we don’t have any evidence to substantiate those (attempted cover-up) claims,” said Jodi-Ann Powery, RCIPS media relations officer.
Police said the boy is currently receiving medical treatment in the US for injuries he sustained.

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Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath is a Trinidadian journalist with 18 years media experience with a strong background in print with her most recent stint at The Cayman Reporter. She has a BA in Mass Communications, as well as, an Associate degree in Journalism and Public Relations.

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