Rape of 13-year-old investigated

Jan. 07, 2013 @ 06:11 PM

Investigators are following up on allegations of a statutory rape over the weekend.

The incident was was reported to the Henderson Police Department early Sunday morning. The incident is alleged to have taken place at the Scottish Inns on North Garnett Street.

Henderson Police Department Lt. Christopher Ball, responding by email to questions, wrote that the incident involved a 13-year-old female whose name is being withheld.

No arrests had been made late Monday afternoon.

The incident occurred around 4:46 a.m. on Sunday morning, according to Ball, who added that there was no report of the victim having been abducted.

Ball did not indicate how the victim came to be separated from proper parental or guardian protection.

Ball said the incident is under investigation.


Contact the writer at mfisher@hendersondispatch.com.