A 39-year-old, Region Three man is in police custody for allegedly raping three children, ages 15, 17, and 16 during the year 2020 and between 1st January 2021 and 8th October 2021.
According to the victims, the suspect is known to them and they would often get permission from their parents to go to his house to do chores.
On several occasions, separately the victims were threatened at knifepoint by the suspect who then committed the acts on them against their will and consent.
They did not tell anyone since they were threatened but it became overbearing and the first victim told a family member what transpired.
A report was made to the police and investigations led to the arrest of the suspect yesterday. He is presently in custody assisting with the investigation.