(CMR) This morning Cayman Marl Road received information that a 12-year-old female child had been raped by a man, France Ferron, who is known to her. We also spoke to the person who made the 911 phone call to confirm the details.
After confirming a report has been made by the police we have decided to make the decision to release his photo which is in wide circulation on social media. The police have also confirmed that he is now in police custody despite many believing that he is “on the run.”
The police have reported that a 43-year-old man of Bodden Town was arrested on suspicion of indecent assault after 911 Communications Centre received a report of an incident in the Lower Valley area of Bodden Town. The suspect left the location prior to the arrival of the police.
An independent source indicated that he turned himself into the police late this morning.
It is alleged that he was witnessed in a compromising position with the child which made it obvious that she had been sexually assaulted. She was then taken to the hospital for examination and has since been released. Sources close to the situation suspect that the abuse has been ongoing and this is not the first time.
CMR cautions the general public to not disclose any information that would lead to the identification of the victim including her relationship to the accused.
Police investigations are ongoing and anyone who had information that could assist the authorities should come forward.
In related news, the child's father, age 40 of West Bay was arrested on suspicion of common assault and damage to property at the location. This morning he was also in police custody after he attempted to assault the man last night.