Attempted child stealing suspect remanded 

A 20-year-old man accused of trying to snatch a seven-year-old girl was yesterday remanded to prison.

Alexander Coakley, of 73C Wulff Road, faced a charge of attempted child stealing when he appeared before Magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux.

Prosecutors allege that Coakley attempted to steal the girl on March 30, 2021.

Coakley was not required to enter a plea to the charge.

His next court appearance is on July 29 when it is expected that prosecutors will present a voluntary bill of indictment, which will send the case to the Supreme Court for trial.

Coakley is represented by Quentin Percentie. Sergeant Sherquelle Forbes prosecuted.

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Artesia Davis

Artesia primarily covers court stories, but she also writes extensively about crime.

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