Nineteen-year-old Richard McIntosh of Pipers Corner, Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland was arrested and charged after sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Bath District in the parish on Saturday, July 15.

McIntosh has been charged with Rape, Assault at Common-Law, Grievous Sexual Assault and   Unlawful Detention with Intent to have Sexual Intercourse.

Reports from the Savanna-la-Mar Police are that about 3:00 p.m., the young girl was pulled in a yard and a knife was held at her throat, while he sexually assaulted her. A report was made to the police.

On Sunday, July 16, McIntosh was arrested during a police operation in Bath, Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland and on Wednesday, August 23 was pointed out on a video identification parade.

His court date is being finalised.