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13-year-old arrested, accused of raping young girl

4 years 7 months 1 week ago Thursday, July 18 2019 Jul 18, 2019 July 18, 2019 12:14 PM July 18, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BELLE ROSE - A 13-year-old boy is in the custody of law enforcement after he allegedly raped a small child last week.

According to the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office, the attack was first reported July 4. Deputies spoke with the girl at a hospital, where they learned she was victimized at a Belle Rose residence.

Deputies were able to verify the claims and arrested a 13-year-old under suspicion of first-degree rape. A 72-hour hearing was held and the teen ordered to remain in custody.

Due to the suspect's age, his identity is not being released at this time.

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