Morgan Hill police arrest teen boy suspected of rape

April 16, 2010 2:32:12 PM PDT
Morgan Hill police arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of raping a 15-year-old girl Thursday night.

At about 8:35 p.m., police received a report of a 15-year-old girl lying unconscious in front of an apartment complex on West Fourth Street, according to police.

Officers and paramedics responded to find the girl intoxicated and transported her to Valley Medical Center. During her treatment, it was discovered the girl was possibly raped, according to police.

Witnesses told police the victim and suspect knew each other and had been drinking alcohol together earlier in the evening. Both are Morgan Hill residents.

Police located the suspect and booked him into juvenile hall for the rape of an intoxicated person.

Anyone with information regarding the rape is encouraged to call Detective Luis Espejo at (408) 779-2101 or the anonymous tip line at (408) 947-STOP (7867).


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