Teen accused in girl's sexual assault

April 17, 2008 6:55:48 AM PDT
A 15-year-old Metro East boy is being charged as an adult after authorities say he sexually attacked a 12-year-old girl. Madison County prosecutors charged the teen with aggravated criminal sexual assault.

Alton police say two 13-year-old boys have been arrested but aren't charged in connection with the crime.

Authorities say the assault happened outdoors after school, but aren't releasing other details.

The assault count is punishable by up to 30 years in prison.


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