A locally resident British national has been charged with:
6 counts of Rape of a child under 13
2 counts of Assault of a Child under 13 by Penetration
2 counts of Sexual Assault of a Child under 13 and
1 count of Causing a child to watch a Sexual Act
Officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police Safeguarding Team arrested the male during the course of an investigation following a report to police in January of this year. He was arrested and subsequently placed on police bail with strict conditions whilst the investigation continued.
Today he was charged when surrendering to bail.
Further bail has been granted and he is due to appear before the Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning.
The male is now 18 years of age but was a juvenile when the alleged offences took place.