Saint Lucia Police are investigating reports of the rape of two females aged 7 and 22 in separate incidents, law enforcement sources have said.
The reported rape of the seven year old occurred at Gadette, Dennery on Tuesday.
Details are sketchy.
In another incident that occurred yesterday morning, a man is reported to have dragged a 22 year old female into bushes in the community of Choiseul where he forced himself on his victim.
It is reported that passersby intervened, held the assailant, tied him up and summoned the police.
The man is currently in police custody.
According to information obtained by the Times, an examination by a doctor determined that there had been penetration.