(July 01, 2013)- Last Friday Members of NOPD’s Rape Squad arrested a 14-year-old Boy for raping a teenaged girl in Behrman Park last month on June 21, 2013.
Just before 9pm Friday June 21, 2013, the victim was walking through the park on her way to her residence 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.
Detective Damita M. Williams 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.
Detective Damita M. Williams was in charge of this investigation
Officer Frank B. Robertson, III