Police investigate alleged Exuma sexual assault

Police investigate alleged Exuma sexual assault

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — A 19-year-old woman was allegedly sexually assaulted on the island of Exuma on Saturday.

According to police shortly after 4:30 am, the victim while at a nightclub located in the area of Airport Road, caught a ride home with a man known to her. During this commute, police reported that the man diverted and parked his vehicle in front of a residence in the area of Boulevard Road.

According to the police report, the man then allegedly sexually assaulted the teen, subsequently pushing the victim out of the vehicle and leaving her on the side of the road.

The woman reportedly contacted a relative and reported the incident to the police. The male was later arrested and taken into police custody. Investigations continue into this matter.

About Genea Noel

Genea Noel is the news director and weeknight TV news anchor at Eyewitness News. She began working at Eyewitness News in 2018 as the newsroom editor and was subsequently promoted during her tenure. As a household name who graces the screens of thousands of Bahamian homes each night, Genea has racked up an impressive five Bahamas Press Club awards, including “The Cyril Stevenson Award for Outstanding Political Journalism” (2020), “Best Studio Live Producer” (2020) and “Best Newscast” (2018).