Police: 16-year-old rapes 11-year-old

July 23, 2009 5:50:05 PM PDT
Police are investigating a sexual assault between a 16-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl.According to officials, at around 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning, a 16-year-old boy dragged an 11-year-old girl in a home on the 600 block of North 43rd Street and raped her.

She ran home and told someone who called the police.

The police responded and were taking the girl to the hospital when she saw her offender riding his bike near the crime scene.

The police arrested the 16-year-old boy and he is now in custody.

Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit is investigating.