Teen held in assault of child

Posted: Wednesday, July 31, 2002

WASILLA (AP) -- A 13-year-old boy has been arrested by Wasilla police and charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl.

Police received a report Friday that the girl had been assaulted, said investigator Ruthan Josten. Police interviewed the girl and then arrested the boy.

The girl did not require hospitalization.

Police said it will be up to the district attorney's office to decide whether the boy will be charged as an adult.

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