Police are currently investigating a distressing incident that occurred at Wesfleur Hospital in Atlantis, where a two-year-old child was allegedly raped. The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon and has left the community in shock.
According to a witness who was present during the incident, they heard a commotion and went to investigate.
They discovered the suspect fleeing from the bathroom, while the distraught mother of the victim emerged, expressing her anger and stating that she had physically confronted the alleged perpetrator.
Security staff at the hospital promptly apprehended the suspect, and the police were called to the scene. The accused individual, who is not an employee at the facility, was subsequently taken into custody.
Barbara Rass, a community leader, expressed her outrage at the incident, emphasizing the need to protect children from such heinous acts.
She called for a comprehensive and diligent investigation, urging for all available resources to be utilized to ensure progress in the case. Rass emphasized that it is essential for society to come together and support one another during such challenging times.
This incident has sparked concern and vigilance within the community, as they grapple with the shock and trauma caused by this reprehensible act.
Rass further emphasized that it is unacceptable to begin a new year with such a horrific incident, highlighting the importance of holding individuals accountable for their actions.