JCPD: 17-year-old arrested and charged with rape of a child

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Police say a juvenile has been arrested and charged with raping a child.

According to the Johnson City Police Department, a 17-year-old was arrested on Friday.

The arrest came after an investigation into a reported rape that happened on East Fairview Avenue, according to JCPD.

Police say the 17-year-old suspect will appear in Johnson City Juvenile Court at a later date.

No other information was released.

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