A sixteen year old victim was savagely attacked and raped in Hollywood, Florida. Police have arrested several young black male and female suspects. The perpetrators videotaped the assault.
The reporter for the Florida Sun-Sentinel says he viewed the victim’s Facebook page, but only states what school she goes too.
A 16-year-old’s visit to a Hollywood home turned into a nightmare when a pack of five teens descended upon her, dragged her by the hair, kicked and punched her, then held her down while she was raped in a videotaped assault, police say.Four of the accused and the victim are students at South Broward High, according to their Facebook pages. The three boys and two girls, ages 15 to 19, have been charged with felony sexual battery and false imprisonment.“It just makes it all the more disturbing when you have this many people working in concert and aggression,” Maria Schneider, state prosecutor in charge of the juvenile unit, said Monday. “I can’t imagine how overwhelmed and under siege someone would feel under these circumstances. It’s very traumatic.”Hospital officials declined to say whether the victim, who bled from an ear and drifted in and out of consciousness with her eyes swollen shut when police questioned her Saturday morning, remained hospitalized Monday. Because of the nature of the crime, the Sun Sentinel is not naming her.The rape suspect, Jayvon Woolfork, 19, stood next to one of his alleged accomplices, Lanel Singleton, 18, in tan jailhouse scrubs, their wrists cuffed behind their backs, as a judge ordered them jailed without bond Monday morning.“Both of her eyes were closed from being beaten, she had blood coming from one of her ears,” Broward CountyJudge John “Jay” Hurley said. “The court is concerned for the safety of this 16-year-old alleged victim.”