A 16-year-old has been charged for sexually assaulting his 5-year-old niece.

The teen has been charged with Rape and Grievous Sexual Assault following the incident last week.

Reports are the young child was in her mother’s room watching TV when the television remote fell.

The child reportedly called her uncle, the accused teen, to retrieve the remote and he did.

The teen allegedly reentered the room sometime after and sexually assaulted the child.

The matter was reported to the Police and the accused later pointed out to the Police.