Carlsbad Student Accused Of Raping Classmate At School
Police say a 17-year-old male student at Carlsbad High School is facing charges that he raped two girls, including one in a campus restroom.
According to a criminal complaint, a female student alleges the suspect cornered her Feb. 20 and offered sex in exchange for an energy drink.
The victim says he raped her in a stall after she refused.
Police say a second young woman came forward during the investigation and alleged the same student raped her on two different occasions.
Police say the teenager is charged with three counts of criminal sexual penetration.
They did not say whether he will be charged as an adult.
Carlsbad Municipal Schools said Friday that officials are cooperating with investigators and student safety is a top priority.
Information from: Carlsbad Current-Argus, http://www.currentargus.com/
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.