Children's Advocate wants quick arrest of man who gave 13-y-o money for sex
Children's Advocate, Diahann Gordon Harrison

CLARENDON, Jamaica- Children’s Advocate Diahann Gordon Harrison says she hopes a man being sought for sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl after offering her money, will be arrested quickly.

Gordon Harrison was responding to a story published by OBSERVER ONLINE on Thursday.

READ: Cops seek man who paid 13-y-o girl for sex

The man is being sought for the offence of sexual grooming, sexual touching and having sex with a person under 16 years.

“Regrettably, the circumstances are neither new nor unique as we have too many men who have been preying on our children for far too long. They set their sights on a child and execute their plan with no regard to how they are violating the child involved,” the Children Advocate said.

She urged residents to share what they know with the police.

“My hope on this occasion is that people will cooperate with the investigations and that the perpetrator will be apprehended and brought to justice,” she said.

It is reported that sometime in May 2022, the suspect invited the 13-year-old student to his house and seduced her into having sex with him by giving her money.

The police recently learnt about the incident and spoke with the student, who confirmed that she had a sexual relationship with the man.

Efforts to arrest him have so far proven futile.

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