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May 5, 2017

Man Convicted for Assaulting Young Girl

Louis Tucker

He said it was accidental, but the magistrate didn’t believe him. As a result, fifty-five-year-old Louis Tucker will remain behind bars for five years. Tucker was convicted of sexual assault of a woman in her twenties. At trial today, the accuser told Chief Magistrate Ann-Marie Smith that she moved out of Tucker’s way as she passed him walking on Mahogany Street on November twenty-second, 2016. But as she went to stand near a fence in the area, he approached her and grabbed her in the area of her vagina. Annoyed, she reported it to police. Tucker claimed in his own defense that it was accidental and that he brushed her leg, not her private area. But Chief Magistrate Smith batted away his arguments and said she found the evidence against him to be overwhelming. Tucker was found guilty and his five-year sentence went into effect today.

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