Police officers are investigating the rape on Sunday, of a 24-year-old woman with intellectual disability.

According to a police report, at about 9.49 am, the woman reported to the Sangre Grande police that she was raped some time on Saturday night by a man whom she knows. The victim told police that she was taken by the man to an abandoned house behind where she lives and he had sexual intercourse with her against her will.

The victim was subsequently taken for medical examination by the officers.

The suspect is said to be in hiding, however, police have launched a manhunt.