Shortly after 5:00PM on Wednesday, 11 November, officers were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of an indecent assault at an address in the Lower Valley area of Bodden Town, where it was reported that a juvenile girl was indecently assaulted. The suspect left the location prior to police arrival.
That evening, another man, age 40 of West Bay, was arrested on suspicion of common assault and damage to property in relation to an incident at the same location.
Early this morning, 12 November, the suspect in the indecent assault, a man age 43 of Bodden Town, turned himself in to police and was arrested on suspicion of indecent assault. He remains in custody as investigations continue.
The RCIPS is aware that images and details of the supposed identity of the suspect in the indecent assault have been circulating. The RCIPS is asking the public to refrain from sharing these images, as identifying the suspect publicly can cause investigative issues, result in alarm and distress for the victim and family, and has the potential to lead to the victim being identified.