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16-year-old boy arrested for sexual assault

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YAKIMA, WA - A 16-year-old boy is in the Yakima County Juvenile Detention Center for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman. The woman told police she was jogging on the Greenway path just south of Sarg Hubbard Park around 12:30 Wednesday afternoon when the man attacked and raped her.  After attacking her, the boy ran away. 

The victim ran to the main parking lot and asked an employee to call police. After the report, a patrol officer saw a suspect matching the description near Kiwanis Park and detained him.

After investigating they arrested him and took him the the Juvenile Detention Center. He's facing charges of rape in the second degree. 

The victim was treated and released from a nearby hospital. 

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