(Connecticut Post) A 16-year-old local youth was charged Wednesday with getting a 9-year-old girl drunk and then raping her.
The teen, whose name was not immediately released pending processing in state juvenile court, was charged with first-degree sexual assault and was being held in lieu of $50,000 bond.
Police said the girl, who lives in Shelton, reported the alleged incident to a counselor.
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They said the girl, who is acquainted with the teen's family, was lured by the teen to the basement of his home where he forced her to drink an alcoholic beverage and then raped her.