St James man charged with rape, unlawful wounding of neighbour

ST JAMES, Jamaica— A 26-year-old man has been charged with rape and unlawful wounding after he allegedly assaulted his neighbour on Friday, November 18.

Charged is Akeem Walton of Angie Lane in Salt Spring, St James.

Reports are that about 12:30 pm, Walton allegedly asked his neighbour to allow him to use her kitchen. The woman was reportedly inside her room when Walton entered and demanded sex. She refused, and Walton allegedly held the woman by her neck, inflicted a wound to her hand using a piece of broken vase and subsequently raped her.

A report was made to the police immediately following the incident. Walton was subsequently arrested and charged following an interview.

His court date is being arranged

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