Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Clarendon taxi driver charged after 'abducting 13-year-old girl'

A Clarendon man has been arrested by investigators after allegedly abducting a 13-year-old girl and attempting to sexually assault her in an area known as ‘Darkness’ in Kellits district in the parish on Friday, October 16.

Accused is 40-year-old Donald Thompson, a taxi operator of Corners district, Crofts Hill, Clarendon.

Reports are that about 11:50 am, the complainant boarded a car being driven by Thompson. Thompson allegedly pulled off the main road and took the teen to an area where he attempted to assault her, but she managed to escape.

The police were summoned and Thompson was pointed out to them.

He was subsequently arrested and charged with assault with intent to rape and abduction of a person under 16 years.

His court date is being finalised, the police said.

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