A 30-year-old athletics coach at a St. Catherine-based high school, was arrested and charged for rape by detectives of the Spanish Town Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse, CISOCA, last Monday.

He’s been charged with Abduction, Indecent Assault and Rape of a 16-year-old female student who attends the school he serves as a coach.

Reports are about 2:00 p.m. on December 13, 2017, the student after completing track and field training, was offered a ride by her coach to the bus stop.

The accused reportedly drove past the child’s bus stop and onto a dirt track off the Spanish Town bypass, close to the El Prado Housing Scheme in St. Catherine, where he sexually assaulted her.

The matter was reported to the Police on December 19.

Investigations led to the arrest and charge of the athletics coach. He’s scheduled to appear before the St. Catherine Parish Court tomorrow January 30.