Sixth Gang-Rape Suspect Arrested in Maryland
Montgomery County, Maryland police arrested a sixth teenager in connection with the gang rape of a fifteen-year-old girl. All six suspects, ages 15 to 19, will be tried as adults for first degree rape.
The victim was first approached by two of the assailants at a bus stop. The girl agreed to go with them to an apartment where she was allegedly raped for several hours.
Media Resources: Washington Post - March 27, 1998
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