Angry that his ex- lover rejected his request to reconcile, a man sexually assaulted the 28-year-old woman with a hot pepper.
According to a police report, around 5.30 pm on Wednesday she went to visit her ex-boyfriend at his South Oropouche home because it was his birthday.
They met and had a few alcoholic beverages. They then left in his vehicle.
He asked her to plait his hair which she did.
She told police he then asked her to rekindle their relationship but she refused.
In a fit of rage, the man physically assaulted her and then rubbed a hot pepper in her genital area and inserted it.
The woman asked him to drop her home and as she came out of the vehicle she raised an alarm.
The man drove off. She was treated at the Point Fortin Area Hospital and discharged.
Oropouche police are investigating.