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Teen charged with rape at Byne Memorial

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany Police have confirmed to WALB that a 17 year old boy has been arrested and charged with rape.

17 year old Kurtland Ellis is charged with rape and has been booked into the Dougherty County Jail.

Authorities say he raped a girl under the age of 15 years old at Byne Memorial on Ledo Road.

According to a report, it happened just before 5 p.m. in the Youth Center.

Albany Police say the victim reported a sexual encounter with Ellis to school staff.

Ellis was charged with rape after a forensic interview and exam were conducted.

Officials have not specified what day the incident happened on.

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