Boy, 15, charged with 2 rapes in Kent
Thursday, November 10, 2011
KENT, Wash. (AP) -- King County prosecutors filed rape and kidnapping charges Wednesday against a 15-year-old boy accused of raping two teenage girls over the Halloween weekend in Kent.
The victims, ages 17 and 19 were both attacked after they got off buses. A young man riding a bike said he had a gun and forced them into secluded areas where they were raped.
Investigators identified a suspect and arrested the 15-year-old Monday at Kentwood High School. Charging papers say DNA evidence matched him to the attacks.
Prosecutors are seeking to try him as an adult.