Over the past two weeks, there have been several reports of rape of a child in the west, in Belize City and Orange Walk. Tonight, the despicable report involves a fifty-two-year-old man from the island town of San Pedro. On Monday, August eighth, police say a seventeen-year-old minor, in the company of her mother, reported that her father, a Belizean construction worker on the island had been sexually abusing her up until she was fifteen years old. Today, police charged the fifty-two-year-old with the crime of incest.

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