Police: Boy who claimed rape may know attackers

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

A police preliminary investigation reveals that a 13-year-old Detroit boy who claimed he was abducted from his elementary school and sexually assaulted may know the two men he says attacked him.

Detroit police say in a release Thursday that the alleged rape "does not appear to be a random act" and that a person of interest has been identified and is being sought.

Residents near Wayne Elementary on the city's east side saw the boy walking near the school about 2 p.m. Wednesday with his hands duct-taped behind his back.

The boy told his family that he was snatched from a school entrance after opening the door for a man he thought was a parent. City police and school district officers have questioned the truth behind his story.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 169719386 - wndu.com/a?a=169719386
Gray Television, Inc.