10-year-old Girl Charged with Rape

In August, a Houston prosecutor filed aggravated rape charges against a 10-year-old girl (“Ashley”) who’d been arrested in June and held for four days in a juvenile detention center. A neighbor had seen Ashley touching a 4-year-old boy “in his private area,” according to a KRIV-TV report — in other words, apparently playing the time-honored, rite-of-passage game of “doctor.” o