NEWORLEANS- A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for raping a teenage girl in Behrman Park in Algiers about 10 days ago.

An NOPD spokesperson said the suspect was identified when the victim positively identified him during follow-up questioning.

On June 21, the teenage victim said she was walking through the park on her way to her home when she was approached by the suspect. The two got into an altercation and the suspect overpowered the victim and then assaulted her, according to police.

The victim fled the area on foot and a concerned citizen called police.

The suspect was booked into the Juvenile Bureau and charged with one count of Aggravated Rape.

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