Read and Watch: Boys 8 And 9 Charged With Rape

Published February 11, 2008

Posted Nov. 20, 2007 – The three little Georgia boys charged with raping an 11-year-old playmate last week were arraigned in Cobb Juvenile Court on Monday afternoon.

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The boys – two of whom are 9 and one 8 – were arrested by Acworth, Ga., Police, Sunday night, according to Police Capt. Wayne Dennard, who said the alleged rape occurred Thursday and was reported to police late Saturday.

The girl said she had been playing with the boys, but they dragged her into a wooded area, where one of them raped her.

The boys, who have been charged with rape, kidnapping, false imprisonment and sexual assault, are being held at the Marietta Regional Youth Detention Center.

"I have never seen anything like this," Dennard told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Watch this video to see what the girl had to say and how the father of one of the boys responded.  Then click "Discuss Now" to tell us how you believe the little boys should be punished for such a crime.

Written by BET-Staff

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