Vieux Fort police are investigating reports of a sexual assault against a woman this morning.
According to information obtained by the Times, a mother from the community was engaged in a fitness walk at about 5:00 AM when she was attacked by a male who dragged her into some bushes.
It is reported that the man proceeded to attack the woman, stripping off some of her clothing.
It was not clear whether he managed to carry out his intention to rape the woman.
However the Times understands that after an alarm was raised, two of the victim’s male relatives went in pursuit of the alleged perpetrator who was eventually arrested by the police.
It is reported that as a result of the incident the victim sustained serious injuries, including a possible broken jaw.