Police are investigating an alleged rape of a girl below the age of 16 years in the Region 1 area during the month of December, 2020 by a close family member.
According to reports, the victim raped the child repeatedly.
The minor eventually confided to a female relative who immediately reported the matter to the police on the date and time above.
Child Care and Protection Agency (CCPA) is now handling the matter as police launch a search for the suspect.
Investigations are ongoing.