MEN ‘LURED AND RAPED’ GIRL, 13
Raul Chasares, 24, Edson Leonte, 19, Vincente Rodriguez, 25, Oscar Estrada-Lopez, age unavailable, and Alfonso Ponce, 20, all of Bridgeton, New Jersey, are accused of luring a 13 year old girl into a car and raping her over a two-day period. The Millville teen was reported missing last week by her mother and was spotted Friday by a neighbor, who saw her with some of the suspects in a local mall and notified security. The suspects allegedly sexually assaulted the girl in a trailer in Hopewell, and possibly two other locations. All are charged with aggravated sexual assault, criminal restraint, and endangering the welfare of a minor. All pleaded not guilty, and each was held in lieu of $200,000 bail. Police were seeking a sixth suspect.
(Bridgeton, New Jersey)