15 year old girl reportedly pregnant after being raped

A 15 year old girl is reportedly pregnant after being raped. According to police, the minor, who lives in a village situated in the Corozal District, reported that on Christmas night of last year, she was on her way to a store some 400ft away from her home. The girl said she was walking on the Philip Goldson Highway, when a man she knows rode up on a bicycle and told her that he wanted to make love to her. She replayed No, and that was when he grabbed her, forced her into nearby bushes and had sex with her against her will. The girl told police that she did not report the incident because she was afraid of the man. It was until this weekend, after taking a home pregnancy test where she tested positive, she told her sister what had happened. Police are seeking one person in relation to this incident.

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