NOPD arrests 14 year old boy for rape in Algiers park - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

NOPD arrests 14 year old boy for rape in Algiers park

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New Orleans, La.- New Orleans Police say they have arrested a 14 year old boy for raping a teenaged girl in Behrman Park last month.

According to police, just before 9pm on Friday June 21st,  the victim was walking through the park on her way to her house when she was approached by the teen.

The victim and suspect were involved in a physical altercation at which time the suspect overpowered the victim and committed the sexual assault. The victim was able to escape while the suspect fled the area on foot. A concerned citizen in the area called for the police.    

Detectives learned the suspect's identity through a follow up investigation which the victim positively identified the teen.  

The suspect was booked into the Juvenile Bureau and charged with one count of Aggravated Rape.

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