CONNER, Apayao – A 14-year old Grade 9 student filed rape charges against a known suspect who allegedly sexually abused her in a shop at barangay Malama here at around 9 pm Friday.
Police described the victim to be 14 years old and a Grade 9 student of a still undisclosed school and a resident of the place while the suspect was named as Jordan Cruz, also a resident of Malama here.
Initial police investigation showed the victim was sleeping inside a shop in their place when the suspect reportedly took the chance to sexually abuse her before fleeing and that he is now the subject of a manhunt operation.
The victim was accompanied by family members in filing the rape complaint against the suspect who is at large.
By Dexter A. See