A juvenile has been arrested and charged with abduction and rape in Northampton County, according to Northampton County Sheriff David Doughty.
On Thursday, February 14, the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a sexual assault. The investigation into the incident revealed that the incident occurred at Northampton High School in Eastville. Doughty confirmed both the victim and the suspect were students, and the incident did happen during school hours.
The juvenile suspect, whose name will not be released, is currently being held at the Norfolk Detention Center.
According to Doughty, the investigation into this incident is ongoing and the Northampton County Public Schools Administration is assisting.
If you have any information on this incident, Sheriff Doughty asks you call the Sheriff’s Office at 757-678-0458 or you can use the new Tip411 system and text the numbers 874-411 and begin your message with the letters “NHCS”.