Two illegal immigrants living in the Washington D.C. area have been arrested and charged with the kidnapping and rape of a 12-year-old Maryland girl, officials report.
The Montgomery County Police Department announced the arrests of diverse migrants Enrique Carbajal, 24, and Victor Tome, 19, of Wheaton, Maryland, after a sting operation conducted via text, according to the Washington Post.
Police say Carbajal sexually assaulted the girl in her Washington D.C. home, then kidnapped the child and took her to his home in Maryland where both illegals raped the child again.
Carbajal reportedly knows the parents of the child and had called asking if he could visit her at her D.C. home. Police say the mother refused the visit but Carbajal went anyway telling the girl that her mother had given him permission to enter the home.
Police charged that Carbajal assaulted the girl at around noon on March 26 then put her in his van and took her to his home in Maryland.
Carbajal is said to have then introduced the child to Tome as “fresh meat” and the two forced the girl into a bedroom and raped her again.
According to an announcement by the D.C. Metropolitan Police, Carbajal was arrested by police in the increasingly diverse Montgomery county, and charged with first degree child sexual abuse, as well as first and second-degree rape, false imprisonment, and kidnapping.
There is also a possibility the child was driven to Alexandria, Virginia and raped a third time that same day.
Since one of the crimes allegedly occurred in diverse Washington D.C., Carbajal is awaiting extradition back to the capital city.
Both men are being held on a $500,000 bond.
Police in Alexandria have been investigating a similar crime and are looking into the possibility that the pair are involved in crimes in their jurisdiction.
Immigration officials are also holding the suspects on a immigration detainers.
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