Teenager Accused of Raping a Minor
The Cumberland County Sheriffs Office says a 15-year-old boy is being held in Maine juvenile detention.He’s facing charges of raping an 8-year-old autistic girl who he lived with. According to the The Sun Journal of Lewiston, the teenager was charged Friday with gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact. Police say the 8-year-old victim suffers from fetal alcohol syndrome. He’s being held at the Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland.Sheriff’s investigators say the sexual assault occurred Thursday. No other details were released.