During the early hours of Saturday, 24 March 2018, an 18 year old woman was assaulted in the grounds of the Mule Yard, Jamestown. The motive for the assault is the subject of an ongoing Police investigation.
A male has been arrested and charged in relation to this matter, he was remanded in custody by the St Helena Magistrates Court on Thursday, 29 March 2018.
Detective Sergeant, David Honan, said:
This appears to be an unprovoked attack on a woman as she returned home having enjoyed a night out with friends. A male has been charged and remanded in relation to this matter. If you were in the wharf/seafront area of Jamestown in the early hours of Saturday morning, and you saw or heard anything suspicious or unusual, then I would ask you to come forward and speak to us. These sorts of events are thankfully rare on St Helena and we enjoy a very peaceful and safe Island on which to live.
Source: St Helena Government