The Trinidad express Newspaper is reporting that a Mayaro father caught a La Romaine man raping his 15 year old daughter in his home last week, police said.

The 50 year old father fought with the man in his daughter’s bedroom.

He apprehended the man, and handed him over to police officers on Wednesday night.

Police officers took the man to the Mayaro Police station and officers of the Eastern Division Child Protection Unit were contacted.

Inquiries revealed that the man had lured his daughter into a relationship and had been conversing on What’s App with the teenager since last year.

The man allegedly met with the teenager on previous occasions when he allegedly sexually assaulted the child.

The man was charged with one offence of sexual grooming, one offence of sexual penetration and two offences of sexual touching.

PC Dominique laid the charges and the man went to court on Friday.