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Sixteen-Year-Old Male Charged as a Juvenile with
Criminal Sexual Conduct Third Degree

Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 16-year-old Detroit male in connection with having sexual contact with a 13-year-old Detroit female. On April 29, 2019, the Detroit Fire Department received a 911 call to a west side home in Detroit. When they arrived they found a newborn boy on the bathroom floor, wrapped in a towel. His 13-year-old mother was lying unconscious on the bathroom floor. Firefighters and emergency medical personnel rendered assistance to the infant and his mother. They were transported to a local hospital for treatment. No further information is being released at this at this time because the case remains under investigation.

It is alleged that the 16-year-old male had sexual contact with 13-year-old girl several times since July 2018. The juvenile male has been charged with one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct - Person 13-15 years old.*

A Preliminary Hearing was held today before Referee Daniel McGuire at the Juvenile Detention Facility. A $5,000/10% bond was ordered and a Pre-Trial Hearing is scheduled on May 20, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. before Judge Frank Szymanski at the Lincoln Hall of Justice. It was ordered that if bond is posted, the juvenile respondent must have no contact with the 13-year-old, or any other minor child under the age of 16, unless under the direct supervision of an adult. WCPO does not have a photograph of the juvenile respondent.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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